Eugene Onegin

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Tchaikovsky's opera of thwarted love and twisted romance. Read More >

Julia Hollander poetically directs Tchaikovsky’s most famous opera. The sweeping melodies and passionate arias tell the story of thwarted love, duelling rivals and twisted romance. In 19th Century Russia, the stark divide between country and courtly life is epitomised by the remarkable change of Tatyana, whose rejection by Onegin sets the scene for the opera’s emotive journey.

Gerald Finley plays the suave Onegin for the first time in this production, alongside Catrin Wyn-Davies and Peter Rose. Jonathan Darlington makes his debut conducting for the ENO.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 10/06/2005

Closing Night: 25/06/2005

Running time: 3h15

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Gerald Finley, Catrin Wyn-Davis, Andrew Rees, Louise Poole, Peter Rose, Yvonne Howard, Susan Gorton, John Graham-Hall, Graeme Danby

Creative

Director - Julia Hollander

Producer - English National Opera

Choreographer - Nicola Bowie

Conductor - Jonathan Darlington

Lighting Designer - Jenny Cane

Set Designer - Fotini Dimou

Lyrics By - Shilovsky and Tchaikovsky, after Pushkin

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