Театр «Санктъ-Петербургъ Опера»
The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Cherevichki

St. Petersburg Opera presents the premiere of the opera by the great Russian composer P. Tchaikovsky The Tsarina’s Slippers

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FAUST

In a modern expressive performance, Yuri Alexandrov raises eternal philosophical problems, reflects on the nature of love and the confrontation between hell and heaven.

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Les cloches de Corneville

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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In the Hermitage Theatre Rigoletto

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.

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Tosca

18 May

 
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

GUIDED TOURS

18 May

 
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

Cherevichki

20 May

 
Cherevichki

Opera "Cherevichki" by P. Tchaikovsky is a beloved fairytale about Vakula, a smith, beautiful Oksana, incomparable Solokha and other characters based on the story by Nikolai Gogol's “Christmas Eve”.

Start at 19.00

Cherevichki

21 May

 
Cherevichki

Opera "Cherevichki" by P. Tchaikovsky is a beloved fairytale about Vakula, a smith, beautiful Oksana, incomparable Solokha and other characters based on the story by Nikolai Gogol's “Christmas Eve”.

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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