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Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater

Iskusstv ploshchad, d. 1, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 595-43-05
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In 2001, the Mikhailovsky Theatre reclaimed its historic name, and in 2007, it was recognized as St. Petersburg's most prestigious musical theatre. Today, while preserving Russia's centuries-old musical theatre traditions, the Mikhailovsky Theatre is constantly pushing to be at the forefront of contemporary world theatre.
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Iskusstv ploshchad, d. 1, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 595-43-05
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

While visiting Saint Petersburg a must do is attending a performance at the Mihailovsky. On this trip we attended a ballet production of Don Quijote. What a fantastic production! I From the dancers to the fantastic backdrops and elegant venue, it was truly enjoyable. It...More

1  Thank Tyroltrekker
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Came to see Sleeping Beauty. The ballet itself was beautiful. Classically portrayed by some very talented and athletic dancers. The costumes were lovely and very vivid. The building was under renovation so wasn't able to see much it externally, however the insides were very traditional...More

1  Thank Bilbo B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I am not a ballet fan but decided it was a must do in st Petersburg. We booked a box for the 3 of us and for the next 3 hours were totally enchanted by the experience from the brilliance of the dancers, atmosphere of...More

1  Thank 844markf
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The oldest theatre in St Petersburg; just beautiful! Sleeping beauty was beautifully done and I loved the flowy, romantic costumes. What a priviledge to see the best ballet in the world in a lovely venue.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best ballet performances my wife and I have seen. Even the 9 year old was captivated and sitting forward in her seat, after being so hesitant at the beginning. Flawless performance by exceptionally gifted artist!

1  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We share a box with 4 seats with another couple. Our share was 6000rubles which I thought is very reasonable for an opera of such high standard. From our box we could watch the conductor and the orchestra playing. It add to our joy and...More

1  Thank Chong A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visited during the White Nights - while the theatre is small it is quite magical and has a real charm - lovely to see what would have been the Tsars box etc. The production was beautiful and the orchestra quite amazing - wonderful way to...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Staying in St.Petersburg during the period of white nights, I had a lot of great performances to choose from. One of my choices was "Rusalka" - opera by Antonin Dvorak. There was most impressive stage design with imaginative multimedia use; beautiful music and very good...More

1  Thank Israel S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We saw a performance of Swan Lake. The theater is small, but all the seats provide good viewing. The performance was excellent and flawless. If you have time try not to miss a performance at this venue.

Thank 605harry
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is "the other" great music theatre in St. Petersburg. They performe great ballet and opera performances of which some are very innovative and avantgarde. The quality is very high and there's so much to choose from that anybody should be able to find something...More

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19 February 2017|
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Response from maniunchik | Reviewed this property |
I think your seats will be just fine. I personally prefer stalls circle, but i am sure you won't have any problem seeing the stage from where you are at. And of course your wife can keep her handbag. Enjoy!!! It is a... More
13 November 2016|
Response from margaritasat5 | Reviewed this property |
i sat in a box with 3 others. it's a bit crowded. we didn't know the other couple, but they were nice enough to let me sit up front. there's really only enough room for 2 in front, and then 2 behind. the people that sit... More
23 October 2016|
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Response from margaritasat5 | Reviewed this property |
business casual. i wore dress slacks and a cute sweater, my husband wore dress pants with a sports coat. some women wore dressy dresses, and some men wore suits. i didn't see any jeans or other casual clothing worn by... More