Elena Stikinha, Alexei Markov, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Albina Shagimuratova Headline Mariinsky Theatre’s Fall 2021 Season

(Credit: ©Alexander Neff) The Mariinsky Theatre has announced the operas it will present throughout September and October 2021. The company will showcase “The Maid of Orleans” with a cast starring Ekaterina Semenchuk, Maria Bayankin, Sergei Skorohodov, Mikhail Petrenko, Vladislav Kupriyanov, Alexei Markov, and Evgeny Nikitin under the baton of Valery Gergiev. Performance Dates: Sept. 8 & Oct. 9, 2021 “Le Nozze {…}

Anna Netrebko, Ferruccio Furlanetto Headline New Performances at Mariinsky Theatre’s ‘Stars of the White Nights’ Festival

(Credit: Natasha Razina) The Mariinsky Theatre has announced several new productions to its “Stars of the White Nights” International Music Festival. First up, the company will present Verdi’s “Macbeth” in a production starring soprano Anna Netrebko. The rest of the cast will be announced at a later date. Valery Gergiev will conduct the production, which is slated for June 19, {…}

Bolshoi & Mariinsky Theaters Allegedly Hit with COVID-19 Outbreaks

(Credits: Picture-Alliance/DPA/U. Mauder/Mariinsky Theatre Official website) COVID-19 has struck the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres. According to the sources close to the Mariinsky Theatre that spoke to the RBC reporters, a large number of artists at the Mariinsky Theatre fell sick with COVID-19. According to the same sources, all the rehearsals of the ballet “Giselle” have been postponed, and artists who {…}