"Opera and Ballet" Theaters and Concert Halls Tip by travelingdanna

  Evgenii Onegin performed at Mussorgsky Theater
by travelingdanna

I had never even seen an opera before this summer in St. Petersburg, but with $5 student tickets available I ended up seeing four operas and three ballets! Most of them were excellent. You can get decent prices even if you are not a student. Tickets are sold in "kassas" on Nevsky and elsewhere. I find that the very last row in the theater isn't a bad place to sit, as long as you are in the center. Russian operas at the Mariinsky Theater have English subtitles, non-Russian operas have Russian subtitles. Other theaters don't offer subtitles.

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  • Updated Nov 12, 2004
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