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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 2 days ago 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 4 days ago 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!

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Chong A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank coffeetime93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Israel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Alexandria K
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I adore theater and especially the ballet. And Mikhailovsky theater is a truly pearl. It's beautiful building and empire hall inside. Last years Mikhailovsky moved to one of the best stage and especially I'd like to highlight incredible dancers here you can see as Ivan...More

2  Thank Katerina K
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This teathre is smaller if compared to Mariinsky but definitely more spiritual. I've watched ballet by Nacho Dutton and everything (performance, lighting, costumes) was astonishing. Definitely will be back for Opera.

Thank Michail Y
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Russia has such a long history of ballet or opera. If you can find the tickets for Swan lake, go see it. If not, whatever is on the repertoire. During the break the Theater cafe serves delicious cake, sandwiches and drinks. Worth every rubble spent.

Thank hocunecu
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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
14 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
24 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