The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Robert Planquette Les cloches de Corneville


27 September

Les cloches de Corneville has been praised for its fine melodies, rhythmic variety, good choral writing and complex orchestral colour. The work was translated into several languages and enjoyed numerous productions worldwide.

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Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly

 29 September

"Madama Butterfly" has been on the playbill of the world opera houses for more than a hundred years. Among other outstanding performances of the opera, the one offered by The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera has become one of the most extraordinary versions of the brilliant score by Puccini.

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Giacomo Puccini La bohème

4 October 

The famous Puccini opera is presented by The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera as a story of the tragic conflict between the dream and the life routine. The story is not set in any definite time. It reflects the relationships between a man and a woman that have existed ever since Adam and Eve.

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Pietro Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana

6 October 

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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Les cloches de Corneville

27 Sep

Premiere
Les cloches de Corneville

Romantic operetta in two acts Les cloches de Corneville has been praised for its fine melodies, rhythmic variety, good choral writing and complex orchestral colour. The work was translated into several languages and enjoyed numerous productions worldwide.

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Madama Butterfly

29 Sep

 
Madama Butterfly

Japanese tragedy in three acts “Madama Butterfly” has been on the playbill of the world opera houses for more than a hundred years. Among other outstanding performances of the opera, the one offered by The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera has become one of the most extraordinary versions of the brilliant score by Puccini.

Start at 19.00

Viva Mozart!

30 Sep

 
Viva Mozart!

Concert in two parts The old Baroque theatre will host enchanting music of the great Austrian: arias, duets and scenes from popular Mozart operas as well as rarely performed in Russia.

Start at 19.00

Les cloches de Corneville

01 Oct

Premiere
Les cloches de Corneville

Romantic operetta in two acts Les cloches de Corneville has been praised for its fine melodies, rhythmic variety, good choral writing and complex orchestral colour. The work was translated into several languages and enjoyed numerous productions worldwide.

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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