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Eugene Onegin — The Met: Live in HD

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.

Tchaikovsky’s many moods — tender, grand, melancholy — are all given free rein in Eugene Onegin. The opera is based on Pushkin’s iconic verse novel, which re-imagines the Byronic romantic anti-hero as the definitive bored Russian aristocrat caught between convention and ennui; Tchaikovsky, similarly, took Western European operatic forms and transformed them into an authentic and undeniably Russian work. At the core of the opera is the young girl Tatiana, who grows from a sentimental adolescent into a complete woman in one of the operatic stage’s most convincing character developments.

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Date:
April 22
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Collins Center for the Arts
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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207.581.1755; 800. 622.8499; TDD/TTY 207. 581.1888
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