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1783—The Mariinsky Theatre opens in St. Petersburg.
It is created by a prominent theatrical architect A. Kavos. The ruling Empress Maria Alexandrovna, wife of Alexander II, gives her name to the new theatre. This stage hosts world premiers of various masterpieces of Russian opera classics, including Zhizn za Tzara (Life for the Tzar), Boris Godunov, Khovanshina by Musorgsky, Knyaz Igor by Borodin, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya by Tchaykovsky. Many great singers sing here, among others Fyodor Shalyapin, Ivan Yershov, Nikolay Figner, Leonid Sobinov, Felia Litvin, etc.

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