The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart DON GIOVANNI

17 July 

“Don Giovanni” in the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera is the director's original interpretation of Mozart's genius piece. The stage version created by Yuri Alexandrov adds lots of unpredictable twists to the canonical plot.

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Georges Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles



21 July 
“Les pêcheurs de perles” fascinates the audience with its melodic richness and dramatic expressiveness. It is these properties of the musical score, as well as passion for staging opera rarities that attracted the director Yuri Alexandrov, known for his extraordinary interpretations of opera stories.

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Giacomo Puccini La bohème

24 July 

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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Robert Planquette Les cloches de Corneville

 26 July

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.

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Pyotr Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin


27 July 

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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Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus

28 July  

“Die Fledermaus” directed by Yuri Alexandrov has won the hearts of the viewers becoming one of the best productions of the company. This performance has been awarded with Gold spotlights, the highest drama award of St. Petersburg as the Best operetta Performance.

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The Year of the Theatre 2019

By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation the next 2019, announced in Russia the Year of the Theatre.

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Don Giovanni

17 Jul

 
Don Giovanni

Dramma giocoso 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 19.30

Cavalleria rusticana

19 Jul

 
Cavalleria rusticana

Musical drama with one intermission This play is about honor, love and jealousy. The emotional drama is presented by the composer in a naturalistic, truthful and powerful manner. The whole performance is as intensely expressive as its musical score.

Start at 19.00

L'elisir d'amore

20 Jul

 
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.

Start at 19.00

Les pêcheurs de perles

21 Jul

 
Les pêcheurs de perles

Opera fantasy in two parts 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.

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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