State Kremlin Palace

State Kremlin Palace (1, ulitsa Vosdvizhenka, Moscow) – this building, built in 1961, was a more modern extension of the Kremlin (as a venue for governmental, diplomatic, and Communist Party gatherings). This 6,000 seat venue was also a second stage for the Bolshoi.

Nowadays, along with ballets and opera productions, various pop and rock concerts are held here. Among the international pop & rock artists who have performed here are Whitney Houston, Luciano Pavarotti, Joe Cocker, George Benson, Toni Braxton, Lara Fabian, Cesaria Evora, Bryan Adams, Vanessa Mae, James Brown, Gipsy Kings, George Benson, Liza Minnelli, Mariah Carey, Patricia Kaas, Plácido Domingo, Rod Stewart, Julio Iglesias, Charles Aznavour, Elton John, Eric Clapton and many other legendary artists. See the Palace’s website for info on upcoming events & tickets: