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“Most uncomfortable chairs” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall

Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall
Pisareva st., 20 | Entrance from Dekabristov Street, 37, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 326 4141
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Varsity Lakes, Queensland, Australia
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“Most uncomfortable chairs”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Must admit I'm not an Opera buff and got very bored. Seating was not to the standard of The Bolschoi in Moscow (obviously we didn't pay a heap for the seating so not a fair comparison).

Visited June 2012
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Paris, France
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“OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Fine, but not the best, the stage is a bit small, the theatre is nice

Visited June 2012
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Brussels
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“Lovely little concert hall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

This is a good 10-minute walk from the Mariinsky Theatre itself and not easy to find!! And we had to disturb a full row of people to reach our seats because for some reason the set of doors right next to our seats was closed, but the concert was wonderful and the architecture of the space is great. The orchestra is down in the middle with seats rising up on each side, so the conductor was facing us. Comfy seats but as always in almost any theater I've ever been in, not enough ladies' toilets!

Visited April 2012
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Columbia, Missouri
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“Still the most authentic and best show in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Don't miss it. The theater is historic and virtually every performance is worthwhile and memorable.

Visited February 2012
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Dona Paula, Goa, India
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“Never be late!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

We were 5 minutes late (Yes, I know it's criminal) and could not be seated in our original seats. But we stood throughout the 90 minutes of 'Park' and its was mesmerizing. The place, the performance, the atmosphere...everything was chimerical!

Visited June 2011
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