The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera
The State chamber music theatre
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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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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Die Csárdásfürstin

'Die Csárdásfürstin' is one of the most popular works of Imre Kálmán. One hundred years after the premiere, this operetta has not lost its relevance and charm. Inspirational melodies of 'Die Csárdásfürstin' captivate new generations of spectators…

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Esmeralda

26 Feb

Premiere
Esmeralda

Romantic drama in two parts Dargomyzhsky proved himself in “Esmeralda” as a talented dramatist. A strong musical and theatrical work is marked by vivid characteristics of the actors and tense stage situations. A talented young composer created a work that retains impressive power to our time and managed to truly convey the atmosphere of action and the flavor of life in medieval Paris.

Start at 19.00

Die Csárdásfürstin

28 Feb

 
Die Csárdásfürstin

Lyric melodrama in two parts 'Die Csárdásfürstin' is one of the most popular works of Imre Kálmán. One hundred years after the premiere, this operetta has not lost its relevance and charm. Inspirational melodies of 'Die Csárdásfürstin' captivate new generations of spectators…

Start at 19.00

GUIDED TOURS

28 Feb

 
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 16.45

La traviata

29 Feb

 
La traviata

Opera-fantasy in two acts The performance is the winner of the highest theatrical award of St. Petersburg, Golden spotlightsin the 2004-2005 season as the best opera performance.

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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