Samara State Philharmonic Society141, Frunze St, Samara
Samara has always been strong for its musical traditions, which originate back in the middle of the XIX century. The Samara State Philharmonic Society is one of the oldest concert organizations of Russia, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2015, and it contributes a lot to the formation of the culture of the city and the region.
Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre1, Kuybyshev St, Samara
It is one of the largest Russian musical theatres. It was opened on the 1st of June 1931 with the Musorgsky’s Opera “Boris Godunov”. Great Russian musicians – Taneev’s and Rimsky-Korsakov’s apprentice, composer Anton Eyhenvald, well-known Russian conductor Isidor Zak, conductor of the Bolshoy Theatre Iosif Lapitsky were among the originators of the Theatre.
Maksim Gorky Samara Academic Drama Theatre1, Chapaev Square, Samara.
This is one of the largest theatres in Samara. “Gingerbread House”, as the theatre lovers call it, is located in the picturesque historic city center. The repertoire is very diverse: serious performances that get high appreciation at festivals and entertaining performances aimed at mass audience.
Samaraskaya Ploshchad231, Sadovaya str., Samara
“Samarskaya Ploshchad” was founded by a young stage manager Eugeny Drobyshev as an experimental studio theatre. In 1993 it obtained the status of a municipal theatre. Today the “Samarskaya Ploshchal” municipal theatre firmly occupies its niche in the city theatre space. The cozy chamber hall and foyer of the theater, diverse repertory structure, which takes into account the interests of various social groups, a talented and tight-knit repertory company - all this made the theater one of the most favorite and well-visited places of the city.
Togliatti Philharmonic Society42, Pobedy St, Togliatti.
Тhe Togliatti Philharmonic Society was founded on the 15th of April 1980 as a brunch of the Kuybyshev State Philharmonic Society. The large hall for 609 seats has the unique acoustic features for performing symphonic and chamber music concerts, equipped with up-to-date professional stage equipment and musical instruments, including “Steinway” grand pianos.
“Koleso” Drama Theatre named after Gleb Drozdov31, Leningradskaya St, Togliatti
During the life of “Koleso” Drama Theatre named after Gleb Drozdov more than 170 plays were performed, and many of them became shiny events in the city theatre life, well-remembered and welcomed by the people. The importance of this theatre in colorful and interesting cultural life of the city Togliatti can’t be overestimated as well as its central place in the city theatre life.
SamArt109, Tolstoy St, Samara
During the life of this theatre more than 500 plays were performed upon Russian and foreign classical writings and modern drama. Over 9 million people of different ages came to watch plays in the Theatre. “SamArt” got all-Russian and worldwide fame by participating in many Russian and international theatre festivals.
Chamber Stage of the Drama Theatre27, Nekrasovskaya St, Samara
Chamber Stage of the Drama Theatre was founded in 1993 by the stage manager Sofiya Rubina and in 1995 it became municipal. In December 2013, the theatre celebrated its 20th anniversary. During this period, the theatre had over 50 first-night performances. The theatre repertoire includes mostly classic authors like Pushkin, Ostrovsky, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Tolstoy, Bunin, Kuprin, Platonov, Boccaccio, Williams, but there are some modern drama authors as well.
Tolstoy Drama Theatre92, Sovietskaya St, Samara.
The Theatre was founded in Syzran in the XIX century. Today it is developing dynamically, it is looking for new art ideas and is constantly experimenting.