UKTW - 25 years online
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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. Running time 3 hours 15 mins

Performers Gerald Finley (Eugene Onegin), Catrin Wyn-Davies (Tatyana), Andrew Rees (Lensky), Louise Poole (Olga), Peter Rose (Prince Gremin), Yvonne Howard (Madame Larina), Susan Gorton (Filippyevna), John Graham-Hall (Monsieur Triquet), Graeme Danby (Zaretsky).
Music Tchaikovsky. Book by Pushkin. Lyrics Shilovsky. Corporate Sponsor Sky. Corporate Sponsor Artsworld. Company English National Opera. Conductor Jonathan Darlington. Director Julia Hollander. Design Fotini Dimou. Costume Tahra Kharibian. Lighting Jenny Cane. Choreographer Nicola Bowie. Translation David Lloyd-Jones.

Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1157926310. Details of all Eugene Onegin archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1928

Archive Listings

10 Jun 05
25 Jun 05
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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