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St. Petersburg Classical Concert Halls

St. Petersburg State Capella | Государственная Академическая Капелла Санкт-Петербурга
St. Petersburg State Capella

The St. Petersburg State Capella was founded in 1703, but the present Capella building wasn’t built until 1889. The hall is acoustically ideal and it has an organ made by the famous German firm “Walcker”. The Capella Concert Hall enjoys wide popularity in the musical world.

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20, Moika Embankment
(812) 314-10-58
Metro: Nevsky Prospekt

How to get there

From the metro Nevsky Prospekt walk along Nevsky towards the Admiralty. When you reach the intersection between Nevsky Prospect and the River Moika, turn right and walk until you see the St.Petersburg State Capella on your right.

Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall (Bolshoi Zal) | Большой Зал Филармонии Шостaковича
Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall (Bolshoi Zal)

The St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the oldest Philharmonic in Russia, is almost two hundred years old. Its history goes back to 1802, when the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Society, the first one in Europe, was created. It organized the world premiere of Beethoven´s Missa Solemnis in 1824. Nowadays the philharmonic concerts are held in two halls: the Grand Hall and the Small Hall. The Grand Hall has a capacity of over 1500. Numerous renowned musicians of the 19th century performed here: Liszt, Berlioz, Wagner, Mahler, Rubinstein, Schumann, Viardot, and Sarasate, among others. The Grand Hall is one of the best concert halls in Europe and is one of the most prestigious halls to perform in.

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2, Mikhailovskaya Ul.
(812) 710-42-90
Metro: Gostiny Dvor

How to get there

From metro Gostiny Dvor, cross Nevsky Prospekt, turn left and walk along the Prospect until the first right turn. The Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall is located in front of the Grand Apartment Europe.

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