The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera invites you to a tour

The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera invites you to a tour “Palaces and social life of Baron von Dervis family”. You will learn about the history and the present day contemporary life of one of the most luxurious St. Petersburg mansions where the theatre is located today.

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Ruggero Leoncavallo I PAGLIACCI

21 July

“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players”. These Shakespeare words became the motto of the production by Yuri Alexandrov. The director offers a unique version of one of the most popular operas that invariably touches human hearts with its bright love drama and vivid emotional music.

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Pyotr Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin

Closing of the 30 season 

23 July

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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Viva Mozart!

20 Jul

 
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

Pagliacci

21 Jul

 
Pagliacci

Opera-farce in two acts Yuri Alexandrov offers a unique version of one of the most popular operas that invariably touches human hearts with its bright love drama and vivid emotional music.

Start at 19.00

Viva Strauss!

22 Jul

 
Viva Strauss!

Gala сoncert in two parts The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera presents a new concert program Viva Strauss!. The concert program includes famous polkas, marches, quadrilles and the fragments of the most popular operettas of the King of Waltz.

Start at 19.00

Eugene Onegin

23 Jul

Closing of the 30 season
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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