May 22 – July 21, 2019. "STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS" XXVII Music festival at the Mariinsky Theater

The XXVII Stars of the White Nights Festival runs from 22 May to 21 July 2019 at all the venues of the Mariinsky Theatre.

The XXVII Stars of the White Nights Festival runs from 22 May to 21 July 2019 at all the venues of the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg.

“Stars of the White Nights” is the biggest international music forum in Russia, which was initiated by Valery Gergiev.

The festival playbill annually presents more than two hundred programs: world premieres, the best opera and ballet performances, concerts of symphonic and chamber music.

This year the Mariinsky Theater will present operas by Mozart, Wagner, Puccini, Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky. The performances will be held with the participation Placido Domingo, Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Yulia Matochkina and other famous performers. The ballet billboard includes masterpieces of classical heritage and modern choreography. In the performances of “Anna Karenina” and “Carmen Suite” the leading roles will be performed by the outstanding ballerina Diana Vishneva.

Website: www.mariinsky.ru

The programme: www.mariinsky.ru/en/playbill/festivals/fest2018_2019/zbn236