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Shostakovich On Stage

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To celebrate further the Shostakovich Centenary this year, Valery Gergiev brings his highly acclaimed Mariinsky Theatre to the London Coliseum. Read More >

The Mariinsky Theatre, known for a time as the Leningrad State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and then renamed ‘Kirov’ by Stalin’s decree, was closely associated with Shostakovich. The Company has a special insight into the composer’s works and life in St Petersburg and embraces this legacy. This festival will contain two of his stage works that were premiered by the Company, The Golden Age and Leningrad Symphony. The Golden Age will be a new staging of this ballet specially created for the centenary year.

Thu Jul 20:   19:30   The Nose

Fri Jul 21:   19:30   The Nose

Sat Jul 22:   19:30   Moscow, Cheryomushki

Sun Jul 23:   19:00   Katerina Izmaylova

Mon Jul 24:   19:00   Katerina Izmaylova

Tue Jul 25:   19:30   Mixed programme – Leningrad Symphony and The Bedbug

Wed Jul 26:   19:30   Mixed programme

Thu Jul 27:   19:30   Mixed programme

Fri Jul 28:   19:30   The Golden Age

Sat Jul 29:   14:30   The Golden Age   19:30   The Golden Age

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 20/07/2006

Closing Night: 29/07/2006

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Cast & Creative


Producer - The Mariinsky Theatre Trust

Author - A centenary festival devised by Valery Gergiev

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