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High Tea at Russian Artist's Home
Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea (subject to availability) at the home of a well-known artist, Yuri Petrochenkov. Accompanied by his wife, Yuri regales you with many entertaining stories about this intriguing country and shows you his wonderful collection of portraits, icons, antique furniture and other unique pieces of Russian art. He and his family offer insight to daily Russian life from the inside, through decades of intriguing political and historical shifts.
Behind the Scenes at the Bolshoi Theater
In the afternoon, you are treated to exclusive access to the magnificent, world-famous Bolshoi Theater. Go with a theater guide into areas usually unseen by the public, hear stories about premières and their stars and learn the interesting protocol regarding the Tsar’s Box. Additionally, visit the theater’s museum and a rehearsal hall, where you might be able to see dancers warming up and musicians practicing.