28 May 2017

Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 28 May 2017
Onegin and Lenski

Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera.

Sunday 28 May at 6.00pm on RNZ Concert

TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin

The composer’s many moods - tender, grand, melancholy - are all given free rein in this opera based on Pushkin’s iconic verse novel, which re-imagines the Byronic romantic anti-hero as the definitive bored Russian aristocrat caught between convention and ennui

Tatiana......................... Anna Netrebko

Onegin......................... Peter Mattei

Olga............................. Elena Maximova

Lenski.......................... Alexey Dolgov

Prince Gremin.............. Stefan Kocán

Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orch/Robin Ticciati (EBU)

Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin sung by Anna Netrebko (excerpt)

Synopsis of Eugene Onegin

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