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Spectators take their seats for a pre-premiere performance in the new Mariisky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg on May 1, 2013. The new 'Mariinsky-2' theatre will open with a gala on Thursday night conducted by director Valery Gergiev with great performers from across the world and expected to be attended by President Vladimir Putin. The new theatre lies just behind the historic Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, which was founded in the 18th century and was the birthplace of the great ballets of Tchaikovsky like 'Sleeping Beauty' and 'Swan Lake'. AFP PHOTO / INTERPRESS / STR (Photo credit should read INTERPRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Spectators take their seats for a pre-premiere performance in the new Mariisky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg on May 1, 2013. The new 'Mariinsky-2' theatre will open with a gala on Thursday night conducted by director Valery Gergiev with great performers from across the world and expected to be attended by President Vladimir Putin. The new theatre lies just behind the historic Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, which was founded in the 18th century and was the birthplace of the great ballets of Tchaikovsky like 'Sleeping Beauty' and 'Swan Lake'. AFP PHOTO / INTERPRESS / STR (Photo credit should read INTERPRESS/AFP/Getty Images)
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Spectators take their seats for a prepremiere performance in the new... News Photo 167874750Arts Culture and Entertainment,Horizontal,New,Performance,Russia,Seat,Spectator,St. Petersburg - Russia,Taking,Theatrical PerformancePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSpectators take their seats for a pre-premiere performance in the new Mariisky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg on May 1, 2013. The new 'Mariinsky-2' theatre will open with a gala on Thursday night conducted by director Valery Gergiev with great performers from across the world and expected to be attended by President Vladimir Putin. The new theatre lies just behind the historic Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, which was founded in the 18th century and was the birthplace of the great ballets of Tchaikovsky like 'Sleeping Beauty' and 'Swan Lake'. AFP PHOTO / INTERPRESS / STR (Photo credit should read INTERPRESS/AFP/Getty Images)