The Mariinsky Theatre Trust is grateful to BP for its six-year support of the Mariinsky UK touring programme. This partnership builds on the strong relationship already established between BP Russia and the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg and forms part of BP's cultural programme in the UK.


The Mariinsky Theatre Trust

Over 20 years of innovative support


  • The Mariinsky Theatre Trust has been ground-breaking in the world of arts support organisations.

    Created in 1993 by Valery Gergiev, the Trust combines practical assistance for the Mariinsky Theatre’s work in Russia with active promotion of its most innovative programming in the UK.


Drapers Hall Gala Recital by Young Singers of the Mariinsky Theatre


  • 9th March 2016: Recital followed by champagne reception and formal dinner in the magnificent setting of one of London’s livery company halls.

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Mariinsky Ballet & Orchestra

  • 14 – 17 April 2016: The ONLY Mariinsky Ballet UK performances in 2016!

    Highlights of the residency at the Wales Millenium Centre include Sacre (The Rite of Spring) and Concerto DSCH, with Valery Gergiev conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra and starring leading Mariinsky dancers Ekaterina Kondaurova, Viktoria Tereshkina, Daria Pavlenko, Vladimir Shklyarov and Yury Smekalov.

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