The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin

The Opening of the 30 season

10 September

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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Giuseppe Verdi LA TRAVIATA

11 September

This is one of the most exciting performances of the company, which has been awarded with Golden spotlights, the most prestigious St. Petersburg theatre prize. The premiere of Yuri Alexandrov’s performance was as much a shock for the audience as it was with the world premiere, which took place in 1853 in Teatro La Fenice, Venice.

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Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus

14 September

“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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Georges Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles

17 September

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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Giacomo Puccini La bohème

24 September 

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

28 September

“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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Eugene Onegin

10 Sep

The Opening 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

La traviata

11 Sep

 
La traviata

Opera-fantasy in two acts The performance is the winner of the highest theatrical award of St. Petersburg, Golden spotlightsin the 2004-2005 season as the best opera performance.

Start at 19.00

Die Fledermaus

14 Sep

 
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

Viva Mozart!

16 Sep

 
Viva Mozart!

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

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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