Home to one of the most celebrated ballet companies in the world, the Bolshoi Theatre attracts thousands of visitors each year for its impressive repertoire. When visiting, it becomes clear that the elegance is not only held by the ballet and opera companies performing there, but also the building and stage itself. The grandiose building oozes perfection from the exterior pillars to the extravagant, six-tier auditorium.
A dazzling and colorful InteriorVisitors to Moscow can get their first taste of the refinement of the Bolshoi Ballet just by catching a glimpse of the theater. Built in 1824 in a neoclassical style, the building recalls the great structures of the Greeks and Romans. Inside, you will be dazzled by the regal colors of the theater, and the incredible balconies lining the walls. Over the years, the theater has undergone several renovations. The most recent one was completed in 2011. Upon your visit, make sure to look around and appreciate the ornate details, fantastic chandeliers and extravagant, velvet drapes.
Enjoy the exclusive performancesOnce the curtains lift, patrons of the Bolshoi Theatre will be treated to one of any of the number of exclusive performances featured in its program. The schedule includes performances by the Bolshoi Ballet, plus visiting symphonies, opera nights and more. Over the years, it has premiered works by composers like Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and many others. You are certain to leave feeling like you have experienced something special.
Prepare for what is sure to be a memorable night in one of the world’s finest theaters. To get there from the Radisson Blu Slavyanskaya Hotel and Business Center, head for the adjacent Kievskaya Station and catch the eastbound metro to Ploshad’ Revolyutsii Station. From here, the theater is a couple of minutes’ walk.