The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
III International Chamber Opera Festival

3 - 17 October

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Giacomo Puccini Tosca

26 September

This opera is about everyone who plays, writes and creates, about those who life in both life and art, rather than making a difference between them. It is about the difficult relationship between the artist and the tyrant.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

Premiere

28 September

'In the complex labyrinth of the performance, the respectable spectator will see not only a fascinating and joyful story about adventures of young lovers in fairy and unpredictable Turkey of the 18th century. But also a lyrical narration about the uneasy relationship between Mozart and his wife Constanze'. Director of the production is Yuri Alexandrov

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Benjamin Britten The Rape of Lucretia

29 September

Turning to the ancient plot in “The Rape of Lucretia” (the suicide of a noble Roman lady Lucretia, disgraced by the son of King Tarquinius), Benjamin Britten, impressed by the horrors of the Second World War, created the image of his time. Similarly, Yuri Alexandrov, the director of the play, appeals to his own contemporaries.

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The VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum

November, 15 - 17, 2018 

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Tosca

26 Sep

 
Tosca

Opera in three acts This opera is about everyone who plays, writes and creates, about those who life in both life and art, rather than making a difference between them. It is about the difficult relationship between the artist and the tyrant.

Start at 19.00

Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

28 Sep

Premiere
Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail

Lyrical comedy in two acts “Die Entfuehrung aus dem Serail” is an opera Singspiel. The work premiered on 16 July 1782 at the Vienna Burgtheater, with the composer conducting.

Start at 19.00

The Rape of Lucretia

29 Sep

 
The Rape of Lucretia

Musical tragedy with one intermission Turning to the ancient plot in The Rape of Lucretia Benjamin Britten, impressed by the horrors of the Second World War, created the image of his time. Similarly, Yuri Alexandrov, the director of the play, appeals to his own contemporaries.

Start at 19.00

L'elisir d'amore

02 Oct

 
L'elisir d'amore

Comic opera in two acts “L'elisir d'amore” is one of most prominent works by Donizetti. Dynamic and rich with beautiful melodies, it has been admired by listeners for more than 170 years, and the composer’s masterpiece Una furtiva lagrima, a romance of Nemorino, belongs to the world’s classical musical heritage.

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"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 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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