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Natalia Sats Theatre
This truly unique theatre can be called the eighth
wonder of the world; it is surmounted with the Blue Bird, bird of happiness on a
golden harp that has turned into a symbol of the theater.
The theater is
situated in a public green space and it has a large parking area.
Peculiar is this theater… Wide halls with sofas,
laced bridges over the foyer from where children greet the heroes of their
beloved fairy-tales… What funny door-handles! They have a shape of a violin
clef… A melodic bell that differs from a usual one… Caring, affable tutors
welcoming the audience…In the upper foyer there is a large hall with Lel’s sculptures,
who is playing reed-pipe, Boyan, plucking the gusli and Orpheus with the
kithara. Nearby there is an inimitable “gigantic Palekhskaya casket” —you will
not find a similar man-height panel nowhere in the whole
Go up the marble staircase to the rotunda, the bird
aviary. There is lots of light, and the blue sky is visible from transparent
There are two halls: the large with 1100 seats with
fantastic theatrical curtain ornate with Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Sadko” motives, and
the small — a concert hall with 300 seats.
The atmosphere at the Theater is
impregnated with trust in tremendous power of art, and with restless desire for
the noblest of all arts, for Music… And how lovely it is for people to meet the
world of a theatre and music in their early childhood! This can influence and
shape one’s moral for life.
November 21, 1965. With the release of Krasev’s
new opera “Morozko” the new State Music Theatre has been open, the world
first professional theatre where the high art of music — opera, ballet, symphony
— is addressed to adolescents. Nowadays the Theatre is named after its founder —
Natalia Ilyinichna Sats.
Address: Vernadskogo pr. 5 (Metro
(subway) station "Univercity") , see map