The Premiere of the opera Mikhail Glinka "A life for the Tsar" will take place on 30 May 2004.
The Premiere of the opera Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov "The Snow Maiden" (springtime tale in a prologue and four acts) will take place on 26 and 27 April 2004.
Conductor - Valery Gergiev.
The Premiere of the opera "The Nose" by Dmitry Shostakovich will take place on 10 April 2004.
IV International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY will take place on the Main Stage from 5 March to 14 March 2004.
Bring together renowned dancers from Mariinsky Ballet Company (Zhanna Ayupova, Diana Vishneva, Igor Kolb, Ulyana Lopatkina, Yulia Makhalina, Daria Pavlenko, Natalia Sologub, Igor Zelensky, Leonid Sarafanov, Andrian Fadeyev), Opera de Paris (Manuel Legris, Joze Martinez, Karl Paquette, Laetitia Pujol), ABT (Paloma Herrera, Ethan Stiefel), Teatro alla Scala (Roberto Bolle) and National Ballet of Canada (Greta Hodkinson).
Artistic and General Director Valery Gergiev