The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Premiere! ELEKTRA

“Elektra” is a tragedy about the sunset of an ancient civilization, but thanks to Strauss's bold, innovative musical language, the opera has turned into an exciting and lively musical drama, a vivid example of expressionism.

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY

“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. The performance is skillfully built and thoroughly designed. Instead of external effects and pseudo-Oriental exoticism, it strikes the audience with its bright passion, personal touch, and psychological depth. 

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MUSIC LOUNGE

The Solo Concert of the laureates of the International Competitions Elizaveta Alexandrova (harp) and Alexandra Lyapich (soprano)

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Rules for Visiting the Theatre

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Pagliacci

25 Nov

 
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

Madama Butterfly

27 Nov

Postponed from 27th September!
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

Il barbiere di Siviglia

28 Nov

 
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Comic opera in two acts 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.

Start at 19.00

Don Giovanni

29 Nov

 
Don Giovanni

Tragicomedy 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"
"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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