Театр Санкт-Петербург Опера

THE DAY OF LIFTING THE SIEGE OF LENINGRAD


January 27 is a special date in the history of our Motherland. 77 years ago, Soviet troops liberated Leningrad. The siege of Leningrad became one of the most tragic and at the same time heroic events of the Great Patriotic War. Beginning on September 8, 1941, it lasted for 900 long days... 
The city found itself in a terrible situation, however, cultural life did not stop, despite all the hardships, performances were played for the public. On November 8, 1942, after a break, opera singing was revived in Leningrad. The premiere was the opera by P. Tchaikovsky "Eugene Onegin".
On January 27, 2021, the pearl of Russian classics, the immortal masterpiece of Tchaikovsky, will be performed at the St. Petersburg Opera. We dedicate today's "Eugene Onegin" to everyone who lived and worked in the besieged city ...