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Alexandrinsky Theatre

Ostrovskogo Square, 6, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 312-15-45
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“swan lake” (50 reviews)
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Ostrovskogo Square, 6, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 312-15-45
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Saw a marvellous production of Swan Lake here while in St Petersburg - from the cheap seats (only 800 RUB up in the Gods!). The interior is incredibly ornate, and its design maximises viewing from most angles. Try to catch a performance here if you...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

It seems like a good idea to see ballet when in Russia. However, if you visit at the height of summer your choice will be a performance by what is the ballet equivalent of summer stock; they put together a performance for tourists in this...More

1  Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Our experience with the Alexandrinsky Theatre and Swan Lake was positive. We had obtained our tickets through Alla Tours but were the only ones in our tour group to take in this cultural experience so we had our own driver to and from the theatre....More

Thank flashncrash
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I have seen Russian ballets before also but this show of 'the swan lake' here was great. The presentation, the dance and the music was beautiful. Though we did not follow Russian, we were quite able to understand show. The theatre hall is old and...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The Ballet was excellent. I love the story of swan lake. Very very beautiful and the ballerinas and ballerinos were amazingly graceful.

Thank Dalal M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Luckily got some return s at last minute. Great production, black swan and jester amazing dancers. Kept my attention all way through. Our seats were very central but choose carefully as many are side view. Seats are mainly chairs or banquette not usual theatre seats....More

Thank Juliet O
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We bought tickets in advance. We asked about dress code as we understood that Russians made a real effort when attending. Some advice suggested going smart to avoid standing out. Our tour guide suggested smart as well. She gave us the impression that gentlemen probably...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

In June, I went with a group of guests from the Seven Seas Explorer ship to see "Swan Lake" at the Alexandrinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. I am a great fan of ballet and, while "Swan Lake" is not my favorite, I was looking forward...More

1  Thank sgn1
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We sat in the front row almost center so we had wonderful seats. The theater is fairly intimate. however, choose your seats carefully.The side boxes looked fine as did the ones straight back. I'm not so sure you'd want to be be very high up,...More

Thank PhotographVagabond
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is our first visit to St petersburgs and what a treat we had from watching the Swanlake ballet in Alexandrinsky theater. Mesmerizing by the quality and fluency of the dancers and the amazing black swan dancer. We managed to book for a Friday night...More

1  Thank francisgoh777
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24 July 2017|
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Response from johnboyPeterborough | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes there is an excellent live orchestra john
Jeanette H
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Response from Kerryn72 | Reviewed this property |
You can order online....the balconies were 3500 rubble per ticket- there are 4-5 seats per balcony. I was in #13 it was towards the left hand side of the stage. seat 1 and 3 were at the front- I had seat 4 behind seat 2 and... More