The Fourth International Chamber Opera Festival


The Fourth International Chamber Opera Festival is being held in St.Petersburg from September 29 to November 01, 2019. The uniqueness of this Festival lies in its participants. This year we will greet musical collectives from Russia and Europe, and the playbill contains diverse chamber program encompassing significant works of a large historical period -  from baroque opera to great composer names of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Most of the collectives and their productions will be shown in St. Petersburg for the first time.

Besides the St.Petersburg Opera theatre,  this year following collectives will take part in the festival: the State Opera and Ballet Theatre "Astana Opera" with the one-act farce opera by Gioachino Rossini "La scala di seta", the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet with the comic opera by Joseph Haydn “Il mondo della luna”, Hungarian State Opera with “L'oca del Cairo”, combining two unfinished operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart “L'oca del Cairo” and “Lo sposo deluso”, Thessaloniki Cultural Center will perform with Henry Purcell's opera “Dido and Aeneas”, as well as Collegium Musikum Riga will show to the public the play “Stories about Clorinda, Jephte and Isméne” based on baroque operas of the XVII-XVIII centuries.