The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Information about postponed performances

Our theatre was supposed to open a new theatrical season on September 16.  However, due to the illness of several leading soloists, we have to postpone it until they recover. Today we are pleased to announce that the opening will take place on October 02, 2020 with the opera "La Traviata" by G. Verdi.

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Die Csárdásfürstin

'Die Csárdásfürstin' is one of the most popular works of Imre Kálmán. One hundred years after the premiere, this operetta has not lost its relevance and charm. Inspirational melodies of 'Die Csárdásfürstin' captivate new generations of spectators…

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EUGENE ONEGIN

The performance by Yuri Alexandrov gives the audience a new look at the familiar plot of the most popular Russian opera. The characters are moved into the atmosphere of Chekhov's time, becoming those intellectual “summer residents” of the late 19th century. Filled with lots of unusual director’s ideas, the action fascinates the audience with its “not opera-like” dynamism. 

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Puss in boots

26 Sep

 
Puss in boots

A fairy-tale for children and their parents with singing and dancing The charm of the Charles Perrault’s fairy tale, full of tenderness, wittiness and French elegance – this is a new production of the theatre.

Start at 15.00

World classic masterpieces

26 Sep

Resheduled for October 26th!
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

Madama Butterfly

27 Sep

Resheduled for November 27th!
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

Faust

30 Sep

Resheduled for November 11th!
Faust

A psychological drama in two parts Gounod’s opera does not attempt to match the thematic breadth or the philosophical sophistication of Goethe’s sprawling masterpiece, concentrating instead on Faust’s romantic encounter with Marguerite and the tragic results of their liaison.

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 250 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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