Mariinsky Theatre Short Videos Collection

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Mariinsky Theatre Short Videos Collection


The history of the Mariinsky Opera Company dates back to 1783 when Empress Catherine II issued a decree on the establishment of a theatre committee “to direct plays and music.” “… A Russian theatre is needed so that it exists not just for comedies and tragedies, but also for operas,” the decree stated. Its publication coincided with the opening of the Bolshoi (Stone) Theatre on Carousel Square (now Theatre Square). The theatre opened with a performance of Giovanni Paisiello’s opera Il mondo della luna. The lead roles were performed by Italian singers while the chorus comprised Russian choristers from the Court Cappella. Read more

Artistic Director
The stage of the Mariinsky Theatre with Aleksa...
The stage of the Mariinsky Theatre with Aleksandr Golovin's luxury curtain of 1914 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
VALERY GERGIEV

Soloists of the Ballet Company
Principals Dancers:

Yekaterina Kondaurova
Ulyana Lopatkina
Yulia Makhalina
Irma Nioradze
Daria Pavlenko
Alina Somova
Viktoria Tereshkina
Diana Vishneva
Yevgeny Ivanchenko
Igor Kolb
Danila Korsuntsev
Vladimir Shklyarov
Igor Zelensky
Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg Deutsch:...
Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Chorus
Andrei Petrenko, Principal Chorus Master
Pavel Petrenko, Chorus Master
Leonid Teplyakov, Chorus Master

Conductors
Artistic & General Director of the Mariinsky Theatre :
VALERY GERGIEV

Principal Guest Conductor
of the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Znaider

Conductors:
Mikhail Agrest
Boris Gruzin
English: The Mariinsky Theatre
 The Mariinsky Theatre, 1922 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Gavriel Heine
Alexander Polyanichko
Pavel Smelkov
Tugan Sokhiev
Mikhail Tatarnikov

Guest Conductors:
Pavel Bubelnikov
Michael G├╝ttler
Fabio Mastrangelo
Valery Ovsianikov
Sergei Roldugin
Mikhail Sinkevich