The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Ruggero Leoncavallo I PAGLIACCI

29 May

“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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Giacomo Puccini La bohème

1 June

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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Pyotr Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin


3 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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Gioachino Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia

5 June
 
The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera for the first time turned to one of the most popular operas by Rossini. The director interpreted the comedy plot as the Italian commedia dell'arte and the company played it brilliantly and with young enthusiasm.

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Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus

8 & 15 June

“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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Pietro Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana

PREMIERE
17 June

“Cavalleria rusticana”
is an opera by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci. Production by Yuri Alexandrov.

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World classic masterpieces

28 May

 
World classic masterpieces

Gala concert in two parts The theatre’s leading soloists will perform masterpieces of the world classical music in one of the most beautiful palaces of St. Petersburg, the mansion of Baron von Derviz where the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera is located.

Start at 19.00

Pagliacci

29 May

 
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 20.00

La bohème

01 Jun

 
La bohème

Melodrama with one intermission 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.

Start at 19.00

Musical Petersburg of the XIX century

02 Jun

 
Musical Petersburg of the XIX century

The concert and the tour of the Palace (before the concert) The event program includes a concert featuring outstanding pieces of Russian musical culture, which are part of the world’s classical musical heritage, as well as a tour of the Baron von Derviz palace.

Start at 19.00

"Les pêcheurs de perles"
"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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