Performance

VenueNST Campus
Other spaces at this venue include: Nuffield Campus Theatre
TownSouthampton
CountyHampshire
From10th May 2007
To26th May 2007
What is currently on at NST Campus (V776)

Tchaikovsky and the Queen of Spades

Tchaikovsky and the Queen of SpadesT225081370
For thirteen years Tchaikovsky's genius was paid for by his wealthy patroness, Madame Von Meck. Extraordinary though it may seem they never met. Theirs was a platonic love affair based on a mutual passion - music. Then suddenly, without warning, the money stopped. The composer was devastated by this withdrawal of love. In this same period, Tchaikovsky was composing his opera, The Queen of Spades, taken from the story by Pushkin. The hero, Herman, is torn between his love for Lisa and his obsession with gambling, and in particular with his attempts to prise from an ageing Countess the secret of The Three Cards, the three cards that will beat the bank and ensure riches for ever...
Author John Clifford


Archive :: production:T225081370, play:S112072989, venue:V776

Production details

Company

Producer Alena Garetovskay
Director Patrick Sandford
Music Simon Slater
Design Vadim Tallerov
Lighting David W Kidd
Costume Briony Langmead
Performer Barry Aird
Performer Elena Birger
Performer Max Digby
Performer Sergey Girin
Performer Roger Heathcott
Performer Anna Nosatova
Performer Alex Terentyev
Performer Philippa Urquhart

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