The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

Premiere

30 May

'In the complex labyrinth of the performance, the respectable spectator will see not only a fascinating and joyful story about adventures of young lovers in fairy and unpredictable Turkey of the 18th century. But also a lyrical narration about the uneasy relationship between Mozart and his wife Constanze'. Director of the production is Yuri Alexandrov

 


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Giacomo Puccini Tosca

1 June

This opera is about everyone who plays, writes and creates, about those who life in both life and art, rather than making a difference between them. It is about the difficult relationship between the artist and the tyrant.

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Pyotr Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin

2 June

The performance by Yuri Alexandrov gives the audience a new look at the familiar plot of the most popular Russian opera. The textbook love story interpreted by Yuri Alexandrov regains its pristine freshness.

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Georges Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles


3 June 

This is the first time that The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera turns to works by Georges Bizet. A thrilling drama of strong passions has been staged by Yuri Alexandrov in an unpredictably modern manner, while expressive acting and subtle interpretation of the roles by the soloists make this performance really unforgettable.

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Pietro Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana

6 June 

This play is about honor, love and jealousy. The emotional drama is presented by the composer in a naturalistic, truthful and powerful manner. The whole performance is as intensely expressive as its musical score.

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Gaetano Donizetti L'elisir d'amore

8 June

“L'elisir d'amore” is one of the most famous operas by Donizetti. But staged by Yuri Alexandrov in The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera, this masterpiece sparkles with new colors. For this is what Alexandrov is like: in every opera score he skillfully finds something new, unexpected, exciting ...

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Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

30 May

Premiere
Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

Lyrical comedy in two acts “Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail” is an opera Singspiel. The work premiered on 16 July 1782 at the Vienna Burgtheater, with the composer conducting.

Start at 19.00

Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

31 May

Premiere
Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

Lyrical comedy in two acts “Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail” is an opera Singspiel. The work premiered on 16 July 1782 at the Vienna Burgtheater, with the composer conducting.

Start at 19.00

Tosca

01 Jun

 
Tosca

Opera in three acts This opera is about everyone who plays, writes and creates, about those who life in both life and art, rather than making a difference between them. It is about the difficult relationship between the artist and the tyrant.

Start at 19.00

Eugene Onegin

02 Jun

 
Eugene Onegin

Lyrical scenes in seven episodes The performance by Yuri Alexandrov gives the audience a new look at the familiar plot of the most popular Russian opera. Filled with lots of unusual director’s ideas, the action fascinates the audience with its “not opera-like” dynamism.

Start at 19.00

"Die Fledermaus"
"Cavalleria rusticana "
"Les cloches de Corneville"
"Les pêcheurs de perles"
Yuri Alexandrov

Yuri Alexandrov

People's Artist of Russia
Winner of The Golden Mask, Russian National Theatre Award
Winner of The Golden Spotlights, the highest theatre award of St. Petersburg.
Artistic director of The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera

Yuri Alexandrov is one of the few directors sought-after both in Russia and abroad. His productions have been appreciated by the audiences in the United States, Italy, Turkey, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. He might be the only Russian opera director whose performances have been staged in the most prestigious venues in the world including Arena di Verona, Metropolitan Opera, and La Scala. Overall, he has created over 200 performances in Russian and foreign opera houses. In 1987, Yuri Alexandrov founded the Chamber Music Theatre. What was originally intended to be an art laboratory later grew into a professional state company, the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera that is well-known both at home and abroad.

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