The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Gaetano Donizetti L'elisir d'amore



“L'elisir d'amore” is one of the most famous operas by Donizetti. But staged by Yuri Alexandrov in The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera, this masterpiece sparkles with new colors. For this is what Alexandrov is like: in every opera score he skillfully finds something new, unexpected, exciting ...

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Premiere! I KNOW OF NO OTHER SUCH COUNTRY

The theatrical fantasy of the theatre's artistic director Yuri Alexandrov was based on two famous cycles “From Jewish Folk Poetry” by Dmitry Shostakovich and “Russian Notebook” by Valery Gavrilin.

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Rigoletto

03 Mar

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.

Start at 19.00

Harp Gala. Concert Fantasia

03 Mar

 
Harp Gala. Concert Fantasia

Concert in two parts The winner of international competitions Elizaveta Alexandrova (harp) and the leading soloists of the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre present a concert in which opera and operetta arias will be performed to the accompaniment of harp and fantasy on the themes of famous operas.

Start at 19.00

Les cloches de Corneville

05 Mar

 
Les cloches de Corneville

Romantic operetta in two acts Les cloches de Corneville has been praised for its fine melodies, rhythmic variety, good choral writing and complex orchestral colour. The work was translated into several languages and enjoyed numerous productions worldwide.

Start at 19.00

GUIDED TOURS

05 Mar

 
GUIDED TOURS

The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera invites you to the tour Palaces and social life of von Derviz family. You will learn more about the history and modern life of one of the most luxurious St. Petersburg mansions where the theatre is located.

Start at 16.30

"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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