Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, an opera in 3 acts, starring Gelena Gaskarova, from Russia’s Mariinsky Theatre as Tatiana, and Anton Belov as the title character, Eugene Onegin.
NLMF Music Director, Gavriel Heine, of Russia’s Mariinsky Theatre will conduct, and international opera star and stage director Maxim Mikhailov returns to Northern Lights to direct.
Love, rejection, despair and a tragic duel unfold in this operatic masterpiece. Sung in Russian, with supertitles in English, Tchaikovsky’s passionate score brings to life Pushkin’s immortal novel.
The new production is designed by Bart Healy and built by local Master Carpenters Arthur Cherro and Alvin Rintala of Aurora. With beautiful costumes and a full orchestra in the pit, this wonderfully lyric work, filled with high emotion, great chorus scenes and operatic challenges, will enthrall audiences.