Театр Санкт-Петербург Опера

News archive: 2021

20 Oct

From November 15, 2021, it is obligatory to present valid QR code in swimming pools, fitness centers, other organizations providing services in the field of physical culture and sports, in theatres, circuses, concert halls, cinemas, in museums and at exhibitions, as well as at a ceremony solemn registration of marriage.

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18 Oct

The opera company from St. Petersburg will show two productions on the stage of the Helikon-Opera: the opera L’elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti (November 6th) and the opera Elektra by Richard Strauss (November 7th).

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14 Oct

The St. Petersburg Opera performed for the first time on the stage of Dubai Opera. On October 11 and 12, the audience was presented with the opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi staged by the People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov.

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28 Sep

Holders of “Pushkinskaya Karta” (Pushkin Card) can purchase tickets for any performance from the repertoire of the St. Petersburg Opera in September 2021 on the official website and at the box office of the theatre.

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13 Sep

The St. Petersburg Opera company will perform on one of the most famous venues in the Arab world – Dubai Opera on October 11 and 12, 2021 with G. Verdi’s “Rigoletto” staged by People’s Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov.

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06 Sep

Second stage, premieres, Expo 2020, “To See the Music” festival.

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03 Sep

The premiere of the opera Norma by Vincenzo Bellini staged by People's Artist of Russia, artistic director and founder of the St. Petersburg Opera Yuri Alexandrov will take place on September 4, 2021 and will open the 35th jubilee season.

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02 Sep

A visit to the theatre is always exciting. It will bring only positive emotions if simple rules are followed.

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31 Aug

On the initiative of the President, on September 1, a new cultural program “Pushkinskaya Karta” (Pushkin Card) will start in Russia. With its help, young people aged 14 to 22 will be able to purchase tickets to theatres, museums and concert halls at state expense. The value of the card in 2021 is 3,000 rubles, next year it will be 5,000 rubles.

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29 Jul

The St. Petersburg Opera became the main guest participant at Saaremaa Opera Days festival in Estonia. The opera company presented 4 performances to the public: Faust by Charles Gounod, The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini, Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti and Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini.

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19 Jul

The St. Petersburg Opera became the main participant in the opera festival on the island of Saaremaa in Estonia. The opera company members will present to the audience 4 performances: Faust by Charles Gounod on 20 July, Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini on 21 July, Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti on 22 July and Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini on 23 July.

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15 Jul

Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov and artistic director and founder of the St. Petersburg Opera, People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov discussed the possibility of opening the second stage of the theatre.

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14 Jul

On the eve of the premiere of the opera Norma at the St. Petersburg Opera, we talked with the conductor of the theatre Alexander Goikhman and learned about how Bellini's music will be of interest to the audience, what it is like to work with Yuri Alexandrov, and what attracts the conductor to this work.

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06 Jul

Interview with the Conductor of the St. Petersburg Opera Maxim Valkov about the Tour in Serbia.

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30 Jun

The St. Petersburg Opera in the frameworks of its tour in Serbia presented opera Elektra by R. Strauss at the National Theatre in Belgrade (June 26, 2021), and a gala concert (June 27), as well as Esmeralda by A. Dargomyzhsky (June 28) at the Madlenianum Opera & Theatre.

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22 Jun

The St. Petersburg Opera will present the production “Elektra” (R. Strauss) at the National Theatre in Belgrade on June 26, a gala concert on June 27, as well as “Esmeralda” (A. Dargomyzhsky) on June 28, 2021. “Elektra” and “Esmeralda” are the two recent premieres of the theatre that will be shown to viewers abroad for the first time in Serbia.

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18 Jun

The St. Petersburg Opera is distinguished by its long-standing friendship with the leading opera venues of Serbia – the National Theatre in Belgrade and Madlenianum Opera & Theatre. On the stage of the National Theatre in Belgrade, the troupe will present “Elektra” by R. Strauss (June 26), and a gala concert (June 27), as well as “Esmeralda” by A. Dargomyzhsky (June 28) will take place on the stage of Madlenianum Opera & Theatre.

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16 Jun

The St. Petersburg Opera theatre will present the premiere of Vincenzo Bellini's opera “Norma” directed by People’s Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov on July 16 and 17, 2021.

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15 Jun

The St. Petersburg Opera performed with the musical drama “Rigoletto” staged by the People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov on May 10 and 11, 2021 on the main hall of the Cairo Opera House.

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09 Jun

The troupe of the St. Petersburg Opera arrived with a  tour to Egypt. The leading media of the Arab Republic of Egypt gathered at a press conference dedicated to this event at the Russkiy Dom in Cairo (formerly known as the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Cairo) on June 7, 2021.

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07 Jun

The musical drama Rigoletto of the St. Petersburg Opera, staged by a Russian
national Artist Yuri Alexandrov will take place on June 10 and 11, 2021, on the main stage
of the Cairo Opera House (Egypt)

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01 Jun

The St. Petersburg Opera revealed its international tours in 2021. The geography of trips is impressive – from June to October, the performances of the opera company will be shown in Egypt, Serbia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, and the United Arab Emirates. For the first time a full-scale opera performance of a Russian theatre will be delivered to the Egyptian audience in Cairo.

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28 Apr

“Electronic store” will significantly simplify access to government orders for representatives of small and medium-sized businesses, but also equalize their chances of getting a contract with large companies.

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24 Apr

On May 30, a concert from the “Musical Lounge” cycle will take place. The concert program includes music from famous operas by Gaetano Donizetti.

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16 Apr

Theatre  “The St. Petersburg Opera” invites you to the excursion “Palaces and High Life of the Family of Barons von Derviz” on May 8, 21, 22 and 29. Tickets are on sale. They can be purchased on our website and at the theater box office!

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16 Apr

As part of the “23 Days until Victory” festival, the St. Petersburg Opera will present to the public a concert entitled Songs of the War Years, which will take place on May 9.

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10 Apr

April 23 marks the 130th anniversary of the birth of one of the most significant composers of the 20th century, Sergei Prokofiev. On this day, the playbill of the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre includes the lyric-comic opera “Betrothal in a Monastery”.

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02 Apr

We were fortunate enough to be residents of St. Petersburg - a beautiful city, an open-air museum with a rich history and traditions.

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30 Mar

The St. Petersburg Opera is distinguished by a unique repertoire program, the range of which covers musical works created in different genres and countries over many centuries. Music of the 20th century is presented in it with striking titles, many of which are currently shown only on our stage.

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21 Mar

The cozy hall of the mansion of Baron von Derviz, where the St. Petersburg Opera is located steeped in history. Each concert is riddled with melodies thanks to its unique and antique atmosphere.

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05 Mar

On March 17 and 18, premiere performances of "Elektra" by R. Strauss will take place. In December, the rich repertoire of our theater, which presents works of different styles of genres and eras, was replenished with this exciting musical drama, a vivid example of expressionism.

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22 Feb


On March 26 and 27, the St. Petersburg Opera will present the premiere of the play “I know of no other such country…” The theatrical fantasy of the theatre's artistic director Yuri Alexandrov was based on two famous cycles “From Jewish Folk Poetry" by Dmitry Shostakovich and "Russian Notebook" by Valery Gavrilin.

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11 Feb

We share very good news from the beginning of 2021! From January 16, theatres in St. Petersburg are able to sell 50% of the total number of tickets on sale. The resolution of the Government of St. Petersburg dated as of January 14, 2021 No. 1 was signed by the governor of the city Alexander Beglov.

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01 Feb

In the winter season, the online project Stay Home with Russian Seasons continues to delight its viewers with vivid impressions of the cultural life of Russia.
On Tuesday, February 02, 2021 Russian Seasons will present the opera “Pietro il Grande zar di tutte le Russie” by G. Donizetti.

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28 Jan

The St. Petersburg Opera was awarded the St. Petersburg Government Prize in the field of culture and art for staging the opera "Esmeralda" by A. Dargomyzhsky. Among the laureates: production director Yuri Alexandrov, People's Artist of Russia, Vyacheslav Okunev, People's Artist of Russia, production conductor Maxim Valkov, soloists Yaramir Nizamutdinov (Phoebus), Evgenia Kravchenko (Esmeralda) and Yuri Borshchev (Frollo).

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27 Jan

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...

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14 Jan

From February 12, theatres in St. Petersburg are able to sell 75% of the total number of tickets on sale. The resolution of the Government of St. Petersburg dated as of February 10, 2021 No. 1 was signed by the Governor of the city Alexander Beglov.


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10 Jan

Dear viewers! We are glad to announce that from January 11, children under 16 years old accompanied by adults are allowed to attend performances of our theatre, subject to the age recommendations indicated in the playbill.

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