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.


Mariinsky Opera & Valery Gergiev

  • 15 August 2016: Wagner: Das Rheingold

    An Edinburgh Festival concert performance of Das Rheingold which introduces the vast, mythical world of Richard Wagner’s monumental Ring cycle, one of the greatest achievements in all opera.

    Full details

Mariinsky Orchestra & Valery Gergiev

  • 26 – 28 September 2016: Prokofiev: The Complete Symphonies

    Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra perform a complete cycle of Prokofiev’s symphonies along with both of his glorious violin concertos.

    Full details