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. Sung in Russian with English supertitles. End Time 22:05-22:15


Jonathan McGovern (Eugene Onegin), Natalia Tanasii (Tatyana), Sam Furness (Lensky), Fleur Barron (Olga), Matthew Rose (Gremin), Yvonne Howard (Larina), Kathleen Wilkinson (Filippyevna), Colin Judson (Triquet)


Music: Tchaikovsky
Book by: Pushkin
Lyrics: Shilovsky
Producer: Garsington Opera
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Director: Michael Boyd
Design: Tom Piper
Lighting: Malcolm Rippeth
Choreographer(s): Lina Johansson (Acrobatic Choreography), Liz Ranken
Company(s): Philharmonia Orchestra, Garsington Opera Chorus
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Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1151043735. Details of all Eugene Onegin archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1928

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Garsington Opera
High Wycombe

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