News archive: 2020

21 Apr

The St. Petersburg Opera joins celebration of a special date for our country – The Victory Day which is held on 9th of May. For the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the theatre organizes broadcast of the unique performance The Young Guard, created by Yuri Alexandrov and based on the opera of the same name by Julius Matus. Live broadcast to be available on the theater’s official YouTube channel - https://youtu.be/7GpxvdXLMcA, Beginning at 16:00.

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20 Apr

Within the framework of the #nointermission project (Russian: #безантракта), the St. Petersburg Opera presents the opera Puss in Boots by Caesar Cui on April 24. Free broadcasting will be available at the link - http://tv.fontanka.ru. Beginning at 15:00.

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17 Apr


On April 19, the St. Petersburg Opera within the framework of the project #nointermission (Russian: #безантракта) presents G. Bizet’s opera Les pêcheurs de perles. The performance was shown on the stage of the Astana Opera on November 10, 2019 as part of a tour in Kazakhstan. The production will be available at the link - https://tv.fontanka.ru/ Beginnig at 16:30.

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14 Apr


In connection with the appeal of the Department of the Federal Tax Service in St. Petersburg, in order to correctly conduct a mass tax calculation in 2020, we bring to the attention information on tax benefits for individuals.

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09 Apr


As part of the #nointermission (Russian: #безантракта) project, the St. Petersburg Opera presents play Little Red Riding Hood by Caesar Cui on April 10, 2020 at 15:00. Broadacst will be available at the link - http://tv.fontanka.ru

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03 Apr

The premiere of the play created with the participation of leading artists of the St. Petersburg Opera and students of the course of People’s Artist of Russia Semyon Spivak was held on November 07 and 08, 2017 at the  Public Theatre “On Mokhovaya”.

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02 Apr


Due to the extension of non-working days in Russian Federation until April 30, online broadcasts of the gala concert "Masterpieces of World Classics" and the opera "Puss in Boots" by C. Cui, which supposed to be held as part of the project #nointermission (Russian: #безантракта) on April 06 and 11, have been cancelled.

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26 Mar

The ticket offices of the St. Petersburg Opera theatre will remain closed from March 28 to April 05, 2020.
During this period, tickets for the upcoming performances in May can be purchased only online.

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20 Mar

Within the framework of the #nointermission (in Russian: #безантракта) project, the St. Petersburg Opera will present the gala concert Masterpieces of World Classics and the opera “Puss in Boots” by C. Cui. The link for watching perfornances for free: http://tv.fontanka.ru

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19 Mar

The theatre St. Petersburg Opera takes part in the #nointermission (in Russian: #безантракта) project - the first online festival that brings the audience to enjoy productions of the best theatres, concert halls and attend museums and lecture halls of St. Petersburg in one click.

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18 Mar

The St. Petersburg Opera cancels all performances from March 19 until April 30, 2020 following the resolution of the Government of St. Petersburg dated as of March 18, 2020 No. 127 “On amendments to the resolution of the Government of St. Petersburg dated as of 03.13.2020 No. 121” .

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17 Mar

The St. Petersburg Opera theatre will take part in the festival “23 Days until Victory” dedicated to the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. The Russian Army Theatre, on the initiative of the Ministry of Defense with the participation of the Union of Theatre Workers of the Russian Federation announced the start of the Festival “23 Days until Victory”.

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13 Mar

On March 13, the Governor of the city of Saint Petersburg Alexander Beglov signed a decree banning mass events with more than 1,000 participants due to COVID-19 outbreak. Restrictions apply from March 16 to April 30, 2020.

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13 Mar

The Hungarian government has declared a state of emergency to combat the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Due to this reason, the tour of the theatre in Budapest from March 28 to 29, 2020 is canceled.

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03 Mar

At the end of March 2020, the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera opens a new touring direction. The collective will perform on the new stage of the Hungarian State Opera - Eiffel Art Studios. The theatre will bring two unique performances staged by Yuri Alexandrov. The opera “Les pêcheurs de perles” by Georges Bizet will be shown on March 28, and the play “Faust” by Charles Gounod will be presented to the audience on March 29, 2020.

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28 Feb

We invite you to enjoy the incredible show of Valentin Yudashkin on the TV channel "St. Petersburg" on March 01 at 20.00. On the main stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, the fashion designer presented theatrical fashion show “Once Again About Love”.

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25 Feb

Conductor of the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera Robert Luther will celebrate his 75th anniversary. The maestro will celebrate the anniversary on the stage of the theatre conducting the concert "Viva - Strauss".

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19 Feb

Congratulations to the Artistic Director of the theatre of the People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov with a well-deserved award! In the Military History Museum it was announced that he became the winner of the "Man of the Year 2020" prize in the "Culture and Art" nomination!

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16 Feb

On March 02, 2020 at 19.00, a concert by the “Artnovi” chamber orchestra will take place on the stage of the St. Petersburg Opera. Admission is free by invitation. Tickets distributed through social service centers.”Artnovi” soloist ensemble was founded in 2015.

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15 Feb

On behalf of the collective of the theatre, we congratulate Yuri Alexandrov and the staff of the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre on the premiere of a unique project with the famous fashion designer Valentin Yudashkin.
Enchanting festivity of arts "Once Again about Love" dedicated to the Valentine’s Day was held on February 14 at the Alexandrinsky Theatre.

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11 Feb

On April 24, the opera by Gaetano Donizetti “Pietro il Grande zar di tutte le Russie” returns to the stage of the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre. Yuri Alexandrov for the first time restores a production in the history of the theatre.

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08 Feb

On Valentine's Day, February 14, a unique project of the People's Artist of Russia Valentin Yudashkin called “Once Again About Love” will be presented at the Alexandrinsky Theatre. The production director of the show is People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov.

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07 Feb

Dear guests of St. Petersburg Oprea! Today is the 70th anniversary of the founder and artistic director of the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre, People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov.

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14 Jan

The 7th of February is an important date for the St. Petersburg Opera since on this day we celebrate the 70th  anniversary of the founder and artistic director of the theatre, People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov. Yuri Alexandrov is one of the few directors sought-after both in Russia and abroad.

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