This sprawling open-air spot throbs to the sound of DJ-spun music while the moon casts a silvery path over the ocean. Often draws huge Russian pop acts.
Built in a majestic imperial style, this massive, colonnaded building would add grace to any world capital. Opera, ballet and drama are presented here.
Many of Russia’s top music acts play in Sochi in summer, and this massive hall, with its open front to the sea embankment below, plays host to many of them.
This venue caters to a slightly older crowd with live bands or DJs playing mostly classic Soviet and Russian rock. Consistently happening and can get downright crazy on occasion.
This modern and notable theatre presents ballet and opera between September and June.
It’s well worth taking in a concert (philharmonic, organ, opera) in Pyatigorsk’s architectural highlight. Shows are of good quality and rarely sell out.
Puts on drama performances and concerts in the summer.
True to its name, this architecturally striking, neoclassical theatre stages open-air concerts and drama performances during the summer.
An intimate space, the Chaliapin Dacha Literary Museum hosts classical-music concerts on Wednesdays and Fridays at 3pm. A film club also meets here on Saturdays at 3pm (admission R100 to R200).