Opera Holland Park, Stable Yard, Holland Park, London, W8 6LU

With an impulsive love letter to a jaded man, Tatyana triggers a life-changing series of events. Tchaikovsky captures every shade of emotion in a score of haunting beauty.

Programme

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin

Cast

Anush Hovhannisyan Tatyana
Samuel Dale Johnson Onegin
Thomas Atkins Lensky
Emma Stannard Olga
Amanda Roocroft Larina
Kathleen Wilkinson Filippyevna
Matthew Stiff Prince Gremin
Joseph Buckmaster Triquet
Konrad Jaromin Zaretsky/Captain

When Onegin arrives at her family’s country estate, bookish teenager Tatyana is impressed by his air of sophistication. Impulsively, she pours her heart out to him in a letter, triggering a life-changing series of events. Years later, they meet again in St Petersburg, and are confronted with a devastating moment of truth. In a timeless story of innocence and experience, Tchaikovsky’s haunting score captures every shade of emotion.