Musical Evening at the Hermitage – Part 4

Video 4 of 4. Video of an exclusive evening at the Hermitage Museum for guests of the MV Silver Wind cruise ship of the Silversea Cruises, Ltd. From the Silversea Baltic Ports & Shore Excursions guide… “During the time of Catherine the Great, the staterooms of the Royal Winter Residence in St. Petersburg were opened for evening musical receptions for her friends and foreign guests. She would also show them new acquisitions for her rapidly growing collection of European paintings. As a special Silversea offer, we are pleased to bring back this 18th century tradition for you to enjoy as your guide takes you through the numerous staterooms of the Winter Palace after official opening hours. See the masterpieces of the famous collection of Western European art. At the conclusion of the guided tour, there will be a champagne reception followed by a performance of classical music by the State Hermitage Orchestra.”

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