The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Sergei Prokofiev Betrothal in a Monastery

16 November

In the theatre, known for its unusual director's approach, the plot of the Sheridan’s play is interpreted as a funny story about the everlasting conflict of generations, a conflict between academic style and innovation.

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Georges Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles


17 November at 15.00 & 19.00 

“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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Johann Strauss Die Fledermaus

18 November 

“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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Charles Gounod Faust

21 November

In his modern, expressive version of the classical opera director Yuri Alexandrov deals with the philosophical issues of being, the man’s vocation, and the confrontation of hell and heaven, responding vividly and passionately to today's world events.

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Benjamin Britten The Rape of Lucretia

22 November

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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Betrothal in a Monastery

16 Nov

 
Betrothal in a Monastery

Comic opera in two acts In the theatre, known for its unusual director's approach, the plot of the Sheridan’s play is interpreted as a funny story about the everlasting conflict of generations, a conflict between academic style and innovation.

Start at 19.00

Les pêcheurs de perles

17 Nov

 
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 15.00

Les pêcheurs de perles

17 Nov

 
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

18 Nov

 
Die Fledermaus

Classical operetta in two acts “Die Fledermaus” directed by Yuri Alexandrov has won the hearts of the viewers becoming one of the best productions of the company.

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 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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