To St Petersburg for the First Night of ‘Swan Lake’ by the famous Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet: Enjoy caviar, Champagne and nights at palatial Belmond Grand Hotel Europe: new dates arriving soon

Join us for four amazing days in the historic city of St Petersburg to see the unrivalled Mariinsky Ballet–the Kirov during the Soviet era–in a sparkling performance of the magical classical ballet ‘Swan Lake’ on Opening Night. Have the best seats in the magnificent, gilded 19th century Mariinsky Theatre, emblem of Russia’s rich culture in […]

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, the finest in St Petersburg, Russia: Perfect for nights at the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet or Opera: Club rates from £160 for two

A ballet or opera performance at the 19th-century Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg is one of life’s great experiences. Dress to the nines, drink Champagne, and blend in with others elated to relive a bygone era of passion, music and style. Continue in the same spirit by staying, not at a mere hotel but in […]

Join the CountryClubuk parties to enjoy best seats for the Opera and Ballet in London, Milan, Paris, New York, St Petersburg and more, including Champagne Dinners, all at less than others pay for their ticket alone

Club arrangements with the Royal Opera in Covent Garden, the English National Opera and Glyndebourne are joined by La Scala in Milan, the Met in New York and the Paris Opéra—as well as the Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and the Mariinsky Ballet—give our Members privileged opportunities to see truly great performances from the best […]

Grand Hotel Europe, St Petersburg: Art Nouveau landmark at the heart of Russian culture, perfect for the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet: Members receive exclusive rates

We open our historical itinerary by staying in the very heart of all Russian culture, at one of St Petersburg’s treasured historic monuments, the Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, following in the footsteps of Debussy, Gorky and Strauss. This miracle of an hotel is a restored reincarnation of the former Europeiskaya, opened in 1875, and thus […]

One Aldwych, superb 5-star hotel in Covent Garden, London WC2: Exclusive Members’ rates

A stylish, tranquil retreat from the hubbub of Covent Garden—and only a few minutes’ walk from the delights of the Royal Opera House—One Aldwych occupies the grand Edwardian building that was once home to the Morning Post newspaper and, more recently, Lloyds Bank. Now totally refurbished, the sleek, contemporary furnishings work well with the classical […]