The Mariinsky Ballet Company has opened its tour to Baden-Baden, Germany. The programme includes The Nutcracker (staged by Vainonen), Tchaikovsky`s Swan Lake, ballets by William Forsythe and a gala concert. The tour lasts until 29 December 2005.
Opera buffa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart "Le Nozze di Figaro" (opera in four acts) will take place at Mariinsky on 25 December 2015.
The Mariinsky theatre will open its 223rd season on 20 September 2005 with a performance of Alexander Galibin's staging of the opera "The Queen of Spades" by Peter Tchaikovsky.
Conductor - Valery Gergiev.
Closing of the V International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY will take place on 3 April 2005 with Ballet Gala Performance.
Ulyana Lopatkina Benefit Performance will take place on 30 March 2005 on the Main Srage.
Diana Vishneva Benefit Performance will take place on 26 March 2005 on the Main Stage
The opening of the V International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY will take place on 24 March 2005 with Balanchine – Forsythe.
Stars of the Mariinsky and Bolshoi Ballet Companies, the Opera de Paris, London´s Royal Ballet and Milan´s La Scala will be taking part in this fetatival.