The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto

26 January
In the Hermitage Theatre

Yuri Alexandrov’s production boldly destroys the clichés that have developed during centuries of existence of one of Verdi’s most popular operas. The whole production focuses on the image of a mask, that sinister masquerade of life.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart DON GIOVANNI

27 January

“Don Giovanni” in the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera is the director's original interpretation of Mozart's genius piece. The stage version created by Yuri Alexandrov adds lots of unpredictable twists to the canonical plot.

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Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus

28 & 29 January

“Die Fledermaus” directed by Yuri Alexandrov is one of the recent premieres of The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera. This performance has been awarded with Gold spotlights, the highest drama award of St. Petersburg as the Best operetta Performance. The theatre’s sparkling performance has won the hearts of the viewers becoming one of the best productions of the company.

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Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly

 1 February

"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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Gaetano Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor

3 February

“Donizetti is the composer that belongs to our theater. We turn to his works whenever we start feeling that the world around us lacks that human intonation which can be found both in his the comic operas and musical dramas.”

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Rigoletto

26 Jan

In the Hermitage Theatre
Rigoletto

Musical drama in three acts Yuri Alexandrov’s production boldly destroys the clichés that have developed during centuries of existence of one of Verdi’s most popular operas. The whole production focuses on the image of a mask, that sinister masquerade of life.

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Don Giovanni

27 Jan

 
Don Giovanni

Dramma giocoso in two acts “Don Giovanni” in the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera is the director's original interpretation of Mozart's genius piece. The stage version by Yuri Alexandrov is full of unpredictable twists to the canonical plot. The familiar situations are displayed from an unexpected viewpoint.

Start at 19.00

Die Fledermaus

28 Jan

 
Die Fledermaus

Classical operetta in two acts “Die Fledermaus” directed by Yuri Alexandrov is one of the recent premieres of The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera. The theatre’s sparkling performance has won the hearts of the viewers becoming one of the best productions of the company.

Start at 19.00

Die Fledermaus

29 Jan

 
Die Fledermaus

Classical operetta in two acts “Die Fledermaus” directed by Yuri Alexandrov is one of the recent premieres of The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera. The theatre’s sparkling performance has won the hearts of the viewers becoming one of the best productions of the company.

Start at 19.00

"Die Fledermaus"
"La traviata"
"La boheme"
"Il barbiere di Siviglia"
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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