Based on Pushkin's masterpiece of Russian literature, Tchaikovsky's great opera tells of the fated love between the innocent Tatyana and the world-weary cynic Eugene Onegin. The opera includes the famous 'letter scene', a tour-de-force of the soprano repertoire, in which Tatyana dramatically and magnificently declares her true love for Onegin, a love that is tragically rejected. The ensuing maelstrom of emotions ends in duel between Onegin and his best friend, the poet, Lensky, which leaves Lensky dead and Onegin devastated. Years later, at the St Petersburg Ball, Onegin meets Tatyana again and realises his mistake, but now the married Tatyana is unable to accept his love.


Lucy Hall (Tatyana), Josephine Thorpe (Tatyana - some dates), Felix Kemp (Onegin), Tom Stoddart (Onegin - some dates), Felicity Buckland (Olga), Anthony Flaum (Lensky), Cliff Zammit Stevens (Lensky - some dates), Flora McIntosh (Filipyevna), Kathryn Hannah (Larina), Julian Debreuil (Zaretsky), Michael Bradley (Triquet), Alexandra Stenson (Soprano Chorus), Caroline Daggett (Mezzo Chorus)


Music(s): Tchaikovsky, Alison Holford (orchestrator)
Book by: Pushkin
Lyrics: Shilovsky
Company: Opera Up Close
Other: Robin Norton-Hale (text)
Director: Lucy Bradley
Musical Director: Sonia Ben Santamaria
Design: Rosanna Vise
Costume: Rosanna Vise
Lighting: Andrew May
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Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T040413747. Details of all Eugene Onegin archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1928

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23 Dec 17
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