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The Stars of the White Nights, 24 May – 28 Jul 2013

Overview

The Stars of the White Nights is one of the brightest stars of the music and theatre universe and has emerged to be one of the most popular and grandiose music forums in its context and scale.

The Stars of the White Nights Festival was created in 1993 by Valery Gergiev, Mariinsky Theatre Artistic and General Director. Maestro Gergiev says that he conceived the first Festival as a “musical gift” to the city from the Mariinsky and its star-artists. From the very beginning the Festival has been focused on the masterpieces of the world’s music discovering for its audience some rarely performed or undeservedly forgotten pieces.

The Stars of the White Nights Festival has gained in strength, popularity and international acclaim. The duration for the Festival it has expanded from ten days to three months during the last sixteen year. Renowned conductors and star-artists take as great honour the invitation to perform at the Stars of the White Nights. Each year the Festival programme includes the Theater’s finest opera and ballet productions, great symphonic works, masterpieces of chamber music and new premieres.

During the last years the Festival programme has included the works created by the great classical composers – Beethoven symphonies, Prokofiev’s and Tchaikovsky’s operas, ballets and symphony music. Major events at the Stars have included the production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, in addition to the Shostakovich and Mahler Symphonies series.

Date
24 May – 28 Jul 2013
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This festival is a must for ballet, opera and classical music amateurs. The annual Stars of the White Nights Festival takes an inspiration for its name from the short summer season when the sun never sets, and the beauty of St-Petersburg White Nights contributes to the festival’s special atmosphere and its world-class programme of concerts, as audience comes out of the historic theatre at midnight into daylight to stroll along the streets of the theatrical setting of St Petersburg.

Private jet Charter Pricing to Stars of the White Nights

Event Starts of the White Nights
Route From Geneva to Pulkovo St Petersburg
Jet Citation XL (8 seats)
Time 3 hrs 10 mins flight time
Price From GBP 19,300 (two-night return)