The repertoire of the theatre shows great variety of the directions, actors great skills, the relation of the deep history with the modern audience and the modern pieces of different styles: opera, ballet or symphonic music. There you can enjoy such opera works as: Aida, A Life for the Tsar, Tosca, Dead Souls, Madame Butterfly, Eugene Onegin, The Tail of Tsar Saltan, and more; and outstanding ballet plays like: Anna Karenina, Ballet Imperial, Carmen Suite, The Firebird, Inside the lines, Koniok-Gorbunok (the little humpbacked horse), Presentiment of spring, Simple things, The Swan, Without, and more wonderful works of Russian ballet.
The Mariinsky 2 gives you a good opportunity to appreciate works of most famous names in the history of Russian and European classical and modern music Art such as Glinka, Verdi, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Shchedrin, Massenete, Ravel and more. And certainly you’ll enjoy the masterpiece skills of a lot of outstanding ballet dancers, among them: Ulyana Lopatkina, Diana Vishneva, Daria Pavlenko, Denis Matvienko, Vladimir Shklyarov and others; talented opera singers: Svetlana Volkova, Irina Bogacheva, Olga Borodina, Vasily Gorshkov, Aleksandr Gerasimov and more. We can’t miss the name of the present conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre who is Valery Gergiev, outstanding artist, musician, the director of the majestic Mariinsky Orchestra!