With over 350 years on its back, the Bavarian State Opera is one of the leading opera houses in the world. Situated on the Max Joseph Platz, next to high-street shops and a skip away from the Marienplatz, the opera is one of Munich’s main attractions. Its imposing architecture houses the Opera, the Bavarian State Ballet, and the Bavarian State Orchestra. Since 2013 Mr. Kirill Petrenko has held the tune as General Music Director of the Bayerische Staatsoper, while the Russian Mr. Igor Zelensky joined as Ballet Director for the 2017–2018 season. Every season is getting is own identity, including posters, books, flags and more. Every season is presented all around the city and is consequetly influencing the look of every district in the city.