The Mariinsky Theater holds 12 free concerts of classical music on Wednesdays in March, April and May for everyone who will have free time in the middle of the day. The program features Raсhmaninov, Schubert, Grig, Ponce, Piazzolla, Shostakovich, Mozart, Beethoven and others.
The concerts are held within the Open Wednesday project that makes it possible to attend free events for everybody. Music is performed by young and famous musicians of the theater.
Each event starts at 14.00 every Wednesday, except March 9 which is Thursday.
Till May 24, the day of the last performance, totally 12 concerts will be played.
Schedule of free concerts of classical music at the Mariinsky Theater
March 9 Raсhmaninov, Prokofiev, Piazzolla
March 15 Babajanyan
March 22 Schubert, Grieg
March 29 Ponce, Atterberg
April 5 Chausson
April 12 Sperger, Beethoven, Rossini
April 19 Mozart
April 26 Mozart, Debussy
May 3 Ravel
May 10 Paganini, Bach, Prokofiev
May 17 Shostakovich, Falik
May 24 Piazzolla
Number of seats is limited, the hall’s capacity is only 170 person.
Admittance to the hall starts at 13.30.
Please, note that the concerts will be held at the Mariinsky II (see photo), a modern building located next to the first historic Mariinsky building.
Website of the Mariinsky Theater: https://www.mariinsky.ru/en/
Address of the Mariinsky-2: 3, Dekabristov str.
Read our post about getting to the Mariinsky Theater and house rules there.