Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, also known as Ural Opera, has been at the heart of the city's cultural scene since 1912. However, its story began long before then, making it one of the oldest theaters in Russia. The history of this grand theater dates back to the 19th century. The building is a beautiful part of the city's skyline. Its grand exterior makes way for an even grander interior. The main auditorium is decorated with ornate golden fixtures and designs across the stage, ceilings, balconies and boxes. The troupes who perform here are among the best in the country and always put on an unforgettable show. The theater also attracts visiting opera and ballet companies. The program of performances cover well-known Russian and international operas and ballets. If you want to experience a cultural evening in Ekaterinburg, this is the perfect place to visit.