The Metropolitan Opera – Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 9:55am
The MET: LIVE in HD satellite broadcast. DURATION: 3hrs.75minutes plus intermission Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s fateful romance. Deborah Warner’s new production, directed by Fiona Shaw, is set in the late 19th century and moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, Onegin’s friend turned rival. Russian maestro Valery Gergiev conducts.
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