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. New Production - Sung in Russian with surtitles. Sponsored by WNO Partnership. Concert Performance.


Susan Chilcott (Lisa until 20 Oct), Susannah Glanville (Lisa from 25 Oct), Susan Gorton (Countess), Vitali Taraschenko (Herman), Vladimir Glushchak (Prince Yeletsky), Robert Hayward (Count Tomsky), Peter Hoare (Tchekalinsky), Matthew Hargreaves (Sourin), Emma Selway (Pauline), Neil Jenkins (Tchaplitsky)


Music: Tchaikovsky
Lyrics(s): Tchaikovsky, Modest Il'pich Tchaikovsky (after Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin's novella)
Company: Welsh National Opera
Conductor(s): Vladimir Jurowski (except 17 Oct/30 Nov), Antony Walker (17 Oct/30 Nov)
Design: John Macfarlane
Lighting: Jennifer Tipton
Choreographer: Linda Dobell
Producer: Richard Jones
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The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T100817178. Details of all The Queen of Spades archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2065

Archive Listings

7 Nov 00Symphony Hall
West Midlands

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