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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September

September 14, 2012

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Mikhailovsky Theatre’s 180th Season Opened on 13 September This season is dedicated to the build-up to a landmark date: the 180 year anniversary of the founding of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. This date will be celebrated in a year’s time, in autumn 2013. Vladimir Kekhman, the Mikhailovsky Theatre’s General Director, has been talking about the Theatre’s […]

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Ballet stars Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev quit the Bolshoi

November 15, 2011

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Natalia Osipova & Ivan Vasiliev quit the Bolshoi There has been much wailing and nashing of teeth since Bolshoi Ballet dancers Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev announced that they are leaving their newly refurbished theatre for new creative challenges at the Mikhailovsky Theatre in St Petersburg. I’ve read the words ‘earth-shattering’ and ‘defection.’ Why ? Well, for starters […]

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