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Plan your trip ahead of time, and be sure to align your visit with any opera, ballet or concerts that perform in the Mariinsky Theatre. Assure to book your ticket beforehand so you can see the grand interior of this historic theatre.
Costumes, scenery, music, and up to 30 dancers on stage... 2h45 of dream and evasion. With kids, think about bringing something like a seat booster though, i had my 8 year old on my lap for the whole show so he could enjoy it
Granted the ballet troupe in August is not the Mariinsky Ballet (formerly Kirov Ballet), but the Leonid Yacobson Ballet troupe was excellent. I saw Swan Lake and Don Quixote, and found both enjoyable. Orchestra (or termed Stalls on their website) seating was comfortable and worth...More
Saw the Nutcracker from a wonderful box & felt very privileged to see the production in this theatre .
Book from home , early if you can to get great seats.
Tip, get there early, Hire opera glasses from the cloakroom, means you...More
Since I saw Bolshoy theatre I really wanted to compare it to Marinsky but was unable to since there are no tours just performances and since all was booked I was unable to visit grand room.
Shame really and a good warning for all -...More
I am writing this review as someone who, prior to this performance, never attended a ballet.
I was very excited to see the Russian ballet, especially the Nutcracker! The seat was not overly expensive, about $60 USD. I felt this was reasonably priced. However, if...More
If you’re interested, don’t bother with a tour — go to a performance. Note that the bars only take cash, if you want a glass of wine during intermission. Also don’t confuse the original Mariinsky (1860) with “Mariinsky II” (2013) the beautiful new state-of-the-art theater...More
"Old" Mariinskiy is a great experience, but the ticket price has gone up in the last few years, pricing many locals out of the market. I've been there many times and it's starting to get a little bit of a "tourist show". That much said...More
We saw the ballet Sylphide at the Marinsky (old theater) at noon on a Sunday. We bought the tickets months in advance online through the theater and didn’t have a problem with getting the tickets at the box office. It is their 236th season! They...More
Response from cigarclub2016 | Reviewed this property |
Please note, there are moderna nd classic stages nowadays in Mariinsky. List of shows you may find at there official web site/
Prices really vary. The best way to order via ticket-service or friends...