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EUGENE ONEGIN

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Project Overview

Partake in Fabio Luisi’s mastery of opera and a stellar cast of handpicked soloists in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, a Russian lyric opera filled with celebratory tunes, an infectious waltz, passion-soaked arias, plush orchestration and even a dramatic pistol duel.

Based on the poetry of Pushkin, the story is about two friends who fall into a jealous argument at a dance over the young and beautiful Tatyana, ultimately challenging each other to a duel. Onegin is victorious, but runs into Tatyana years later and discovers that she has married Prince Gremin.

Onegin writes Tatyana a love letter and demands a meeting, at which Tatyana acknowledges the reciprocal love but ultimately chooses to honor her promise to Gremin. She flees the stage in tears and Onegin is left alone.

Collaborators

Dallas Symphony Orchestra under direction of Fabio Luisi

Production

Executive Producers Kim Noltemy

CEO Denise McGovern

Producer Katie McGuinness

Stage Direction Alberto Triola

Video Director Andrew Alden

Concert Audio Engineer George Gilliam

Video Audio Engineer Jennifer Nulsen

Video Editor Teresa Alden

Performance