Mikhailovsky Theatre

Arts Square, 1
191186 Saint Petersburg

A word about this company

Artistic Director: Vladimir Kekhman Music Director: Mikhail Tatarnikov Year 2007 witnessed the revival of the Mikhailovsky Theatre; its magnificence came back to Arts Square. Nowadays, the Theatre both keeps traditions and introduces innovations. Artistic Director of the Theatre Vladimir Kekhman initiated and sponsored the repair works in the building. Under Vladimir Kekhman a constellation of famous artists appeared in the theatre: Elena Obraztsova became the head of the Mikhailovsky Opera, Farukh Ruzimatov took the lead of the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company. In May 2009, Mikhail Messerer, the outstanding ballet repetiteur, took the position of Ballet Master in Chief. In June 2009, the Mikhailovsky Theatre started its cooperation with Peter Feranec who was later appointed Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Theatre. On 1 January 2011 the new Artistic Director of the Mikhailovsky Ballet, the famous Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato took the lead of the company. Famous ballet répétiteurs such as Alla Osipenko, Evgeny Popov, and Svetlana Efremova among many others are responsible for the quality of the current repertoire. Leading ballet masters of Europe and America such as Natalia Makarova, Jennifer Goubé, Gilbert Mayer, and Cyril Atanasoff hold master classes at the theatre. The priorities of the repertoire policy of the Mikhailovsky Theatre are classical masterpieces of Russian and European musical theatre. The Mikhailovsky Theatre maintains the policy of introducing the public to the major opera and ballet works of the 19th and 20th century. Special attention is paid to expanding children repertoire.

General information

E-mail office@mikhailovsky.ru
Phone +7 (812) 595-43-19
Website www.mikhailovsky.ru/en
Facebook www.facebook.com/themikhailovsky

Booking information and tickets

Phone +7 (812) 595-43-05
E-mail boxoffice@mikhailovsky.ru
Website www.mikhailovsky.ru/en

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Where to find us

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