If you would like to dive deeper into Russian culture you should certainly see some traditional performance that will give you a unique chance to experience Russian past and spirit in just one evening. We offer you different types of Folk show St Petersburg:
“FEEL YOURSELF RUSSIAN” FOLK SHOW AT NIKOLAEVSKY PALACE
Spend an evening after admiring St. Petersburg’s attractions in a Palace watching the most outstanding Folklore show St Petersburg. Nikolaevsky Palace, where the show takes place was built for the Duke Nicholas who was a son of Russian Emperor Nicholas I and designed by Andreas Stackensneider. The building is a real architectural marvel. Our courteous driver will pick you up from the place of your accommodation and transfer you to Nikolaevsky Palace. It’s better to arrive 30min before the start of the show to take the best seats as they are not assigned, but don’t worry we will arrange the transfer accordingly. You will be met in the lobby by the elegant gentlemen and beauties in crinolines and will feel yourself like a guest of the Grand Duke Nicholas.
During this magnificent 2-hour Russian folklore show St Petersburg you will be truly involved in this engaging colorful program. You will see the ladies of the Reverance dance group accompanied by Peter’s Quartet. After that you will enjoy the Cossack dance performance of the group Maidan and finally you will see the last but not the least dance group – “The Stars of Saint Petersburg”. The show has one interval, when different types of drinks and meals are served: Russian vodka or Champaigne (non-alcoholic drinks are also available), canapés, cheeses and different meats – everything is included in the price for the entrance tickets. After the show the same driver will take you back to your hotel or to your cruise ship.
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Prices are per person for the group up to 10 persons, if your group is bigger, please, contact us email@example.com and we’ll provide you with special group rates.
BALLET OR OPERA PERFORMANCE AT MARIINSKY THEATRE
If you are lucky to be in Saint-Petersburg, you should enrich your soul with ballet or opera performance. One of the best options is Mariinsky (formerly known as Kirov) theatre. There are two stages: historic one, established in 1860, and the new stage – Mariinsky II which opened its doors to the public in 2013. Many stars of Russian opera and ballet performed on Mariinsky stage: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Fyodor Chaliapin, Anna Pavlova, Galina Ulanova and others. Great composers such as Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov premiered their stage masterpieces here. The prices for Mariinsky Theatre tickets vary depending on the performance, dates and seats, so please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know the availability and prices. We can also organize you a special Mariinsky Ballet Tour with the visit to the backstage.
BALLET OR OPERA PERFORMANCE AT MIKHAILOVSKY THEATRE
Another great evening option in Saint Petersburg is to visit Mikhailovsky theatre located in the central part of Saint Petersburg on Arts (Isskustv) square. The theatre was named after Grand Duke Michael and first opened its doors to the public in 1833 by the decree of the emperor Nicolas I. Numerous classical ballets like Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, The Flames of Paris, Giselle and the famous Nutcracker are still performed on the stage of this Opera and Ballet Theatre nowadays. If you are a great fan of opera, you can enjoy Russian singing with translation and Russian music composed by prominent Russian musicians such as Mussorgsky (Khovanshina and Boris Godunov), Tchaikovsky (The Queen of Spades and Eugene Onegin), Rimsky-Korsakov (The Tale of Tsar Saltan and Golden Cockerel), and Borodin (Prince Igor). If you would like to spend an evening in this splendid Royal theatre and enjoy ballet in St Petersburg, please don’t hesitate to email us email@example.com