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Star-studded gala opens new Mariinsky in St. Petersburg

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Star-studded gala opens new Mariinsky in St. Petersburg Musica

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All the big names in Russian opera and ballet performed at a recent gala to open the new Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg. Guests were treated to dozens of spectacular pieces including Minkus, La Bayadère and La Habanera from Bizet's Carmen. The new opera house, Mariinsky II, will be the hub of an ambitious cultural complex among the biggest in the world. It had been longed for by its General Director, the charismatic conductor Valery Gergiev.

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  • Directed by: Musica by Euronews
  • Production date: 2013
  • Duration: 4 min
  • Production: ©Euronews
  • Available version(s): FR, EN

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