and Ballet

Moscow opera and ballet

If France is an origin of the ballet, and opera was born in Italy, then the Moscow opera and ballet inherited the best of it. Representatives of the Moscow opera and ballet remain one of the most well known throughout the XIX and XX centuries. During this time, Russian composers wrote an impressive amount of music for opera and ballet. You can enjoy their masterpieces on the leading stages of the world. The guests of the Russian capital has a unique chance to see and hear the famous Russian opera and ballet masters. Would you like to find out more about these type of classical art in Russia and the outstanding composers who lived and worked in Moscow? Do you want to know what ballet and opera performances in Moscow are definitely worth of seeing?

Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre
Vishnevskaya Opera Singing Centre was opened in 2002 at the initiative of Galina Vishnevskaya, the renowned opera singer, director and educator. Intended as an advanced training centre for young opera singers in Moscow, it has quickly gained popularity.
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Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre is the oldest public theatre and a landmark of the whole Russia. Moscow ballet and Moscow opera should be watched here, in the very heart of the capital, near the Kremlin. Its performances are based on the world’s best classical oeuvres.
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Theatre Kremlin Ballet
The Kremlin Ballet in Moscow was so named after its location. Its stage is situated in the building of the former Kremlin Palace of Congresses. It's one of Russia’s main theatrical and concert venue directed by People’s Artist of Russia Andrey Petrov.
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Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre
The Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre is one of the most iconic theatres of the capital. It is the second important opera and ballet theatre in Moscow after the Bolshoi. The theatre fuses traditional aspects with more daring elements.
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