The Mariinsky Theatre Trust is grateful to BP for its four-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.


Les Troyens

  • 28-30 August, 2014 – Edinburgh International Festival

    Valery Gergiev conducts the exceptional performers of the Mariinsky Opera, last heard at the 2011 Edinburgh International Festival in the acclaimed production of Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten, in a spectacular, colourful production by the celebrated Greek-born director Yannis Kokkos.

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The Ring

  • Birmingham Hippodrome, in association with the Mariinsky Theatre Trust, will present Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle conducted by Valery Gergiev with his world-famous Mariinsky Opera


    DAS RHEINGOLD – Wednesday 5 November 2014
    DIE WALKÜRE – Thursday 6 November 2014
    SIEGFRIED – Saturday 8 November 2014
    GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG – Sunday 9 November 2014

    Complete cycle packages now on sale

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Mariinsky Opera at the Barbican

  • 3-5 November 2014

    BORIS GODUNOV (1869 version) – 3 November 2014
    LEVSHA (The Left-hander) – UK Premiere – 4 November 2014
    Mariinsky Chorus – 5 November 2014

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Xander Parish


  • The Mariinsky Theatre Trust (UK) is pleased to support the young British dancer, Xander Parish, at the Mariinsky Theatre from 2010 until 2014.


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