BEGINNING OF TICKET SALES FOR THE PERFORMANCES
We are pleased to announce that today, after a long break caused by a difficult epidemiological situation in the world, the sale of tickets for the performances for September has been opened. The theatre box office will start working on August 20. Before the box office opens, tickets can be purchased on the theatre's official website.
On September 02, 2020, the St. Petersburg Opera following a long-standing tradition, plans to open the 34th theatre season for the audience with the opera by P. Tchaikovsky “Eugene Onegin" directed by the founder and artistic director of the theatre, People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov. The unique production has long become significant. It is filled with many interesting directorial finds, the action captures the "non-operatic" dynamism.
On September 16, Donizetti's opera” Peter I, or The Incredible Adventures of the Russian Tsar” returns to the stage of the St. Petersburg Opera theatre. “We decided to resume Donizetti's opera about the Russian Tsar on the eve of the celebration of the 350th anniversary of Peter the Great. It was staged for the first time a decade and a half ago, in the year of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, and became a real sensation. Then we had to restore this masterpiece bit by bit, and for many years it occupied a special place in the repertoire of the theatre... ”, Yuri Alexandrov says. Recall that the return of the performance to the stage before the start of the pandemic was planned to be carried out on April 24, 2020.
In the September playbill of the theatre you will find the best examples of foreign classics ("Die Csárdásfürstin" by E. Kalman, "La Traviata" by G. Verdi, "Don Giovanni" by W.-A. Mozart, "Pagliacci" by R. Leoncavallo and many others), favorite concert programs ("Masterpieces of World Classics", "Viva Strauss!" and "Viva Mozart!") and the last premiere of the last season - "Esmeralda" by A. Dargomyzhsky.