7 December on the stage of the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet and Opera theatre take place the Ballet by Peter Tchaikovsky "Swan Lake".
Conductor: Boris Gruzin
01 June 2008 at 20:00 on the Main Stage will takes place the opera "Queen of Spades" (opera in three acts, seven scenes).
Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Maestro Valery Gergiev
Soloists: Larisa Diadkova, Vladimir Galuzin
In its 225th year, the theatre will pay tribute to great composers and performers of the Petersburg-Petrograd-Leningrad, all those illustrious, talented artists whose names are firmly fixed in the history of the Mariinsky Theatre and world music. Over the festivalґs seventy-nine days there will be over one hundred and twenty operas, ballets and concerts.
13 March 2008 - 23 March 2008 on Main Stage will take place "The VIII International Ballet Festival MARIINSKY"