Mariinsky Theater (St. Petersburg) Reviews
Description:The world renowned theater known during Soviet times as the Kirov Opera and Ballet Theater resumed its original name in 1992. The present building dates back to 1859 when an earlier theater was remodeled and got its name the Mariinsky. During the pre ... more
Mariinsky Theater (St. Petersburg) ... revolutionary years the theater was constantly under royal patronage. Fiodor Shaliapin sang on its stage and among the most prominent dancers were Vatslav Nizhinsky Matilda Kshesinskaya Anna Pavlova and many others.