Eugène Onéguine - Grand Théâtre de Genève (2014) - Eugène Onéguine - Grand Théâtre de Genève (2014)

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Reprise of the Metropolitan Opera's production. 

When Eugene Onegin coolly spurns Tatyana’s declaration of love, has he any idea that only a few years later, his indifference will be replaced by a powerful attraction to this young woman, now become a lady of high social rank? Is he aware that by flirting with Tatyana’s sister Olga, out of sheer boredom, he is poised to lose his best friend Lensky forever? Featuring two sides of Alexander Pushkin’s Russia – its placid countryside and Moscow high society – Tchaikovsky’s most famous opera tells the story of the gradual decline of a “superfluous man”, eroded by his egotism and worldliness. This intimate drama emerges from an exquisite score full of poignant lyricism and deep melancholy, which puts to music the affective and sentimental lives of its characters. From the Letter scene to the Duel, Eugene Onegin lifts the veil on some the most personal emotions of the human soul.

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Schedule

October 09, 2014 19:30:00

October 11, 2014 19:30:00

October 13, 2014 19:30:00

October 15, 2014 19:30:00

October 17, 2014 19:30:00

October 19, 2014 15:00:00

Casting

Robert Carsen

Michael Nagy

Edgaras Montvidas

Jonathan McGovern

Daniel Mauerhofer

Raúl Giménez

Doris Lamprecht

Maija Kovalevska

Maija Kovalevska

Irina Shishkova

Stefania Toczyska

Vitalij Kowaljow

Work's characters list

Director

Eugen Onegin

Vladimir Lenski

Capitaine

Zaretski

Triquet

Madame Larina

Tatiana

Tatiana

Olga

Filipjevna

Prince Gremin

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