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The Hotel of Spring Premieres at the Mikhailovsky Theatre

St Petersburg, 15 March 2016  –  St Petersburg, 16 March 2016 – With the partnership support of Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, brilliant performances – "The Magic Flute" and "I love you, Peter's Creation" – will be staged at the Mikhailovsky Theatre in the spring of 2016 for the first time.

The concierge service of Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 will help hotel guests to book the best seats for exciting new performances at the Mikhailovsky Theatre, the oldest opera and ballet theatre in St Petersburg.

A true gift for everyone who is passionate about opera is "The Magic Flute", the famous opera by Mozart. This performance, created by German theatre artist and director Pet Halmen for the Lausanne Opera, is considered by European theatre critics as one of the most beautiful and harmonious interpretations of "The Magic Flute" of all time. Its premier at the Mikhailovsky Theatre will take place on 22, 23 and 26 March 2016.

American choreographer Lar Lubovitch dedicated his one-act ballet "I love you, Peter's Creation" to the founding of St Petersburg. The performance is based on the poem "The Bronze Horseman" by Alexander Pushkin, the greatest Russian poet, and pays tribute to the Russian genius and the beauty of the northern Russian capital. Using the language of contemporary choreography and the music of Reinhold Glière, the author will tell the tragic story of Pushkin's characters. The premiere performances will take place on 25, 26 and 28 May and 18 June 2016.

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