Based on Pushkin's story of the same name a young man falls in love with a girl he discovers to be the grand daughter of a Countess. To be taken seriously he'll need to be seriously rich, so he decides on a gambling route. Now, the person who knows the secret of the three-card game is the Countess herself but in forcing the secret from her she dies - a twist that sets the plot, and the young man's life, on a new course. Sung in Russian with surtitles. Run time approx 3hrs 20mins

Performers Catrin Wyn-Davies (Lisa), Ann Murray (The Countess), Tomas Tomasson (Tomsky), David Soar (Sourin), Hubert Francis (Tchekalinsky), Alexandra Sherman (Pauline).
Music Tchaikovsky. Lyrics Tchaikovsky. Lyrics Modest Il'pich Tchaikovsky (after Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin's novella). Company Welsh National Opera. Company Den Norske Opera. Company Teatro Communale di Bologna. Company Canadian Opera Company. Conductor Alexander Polianichko. Director Richard Jones. Design John Macfarlane. Lighting Jennifer Tipton. Choreographer Linda Dobell. Director Linda Dobell (assistant).

The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01140065464. Details of all The Queen of Spades archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2065

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4 Jun 09Chapter Arts Centre
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Wales Millennium Centre

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