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Met Opera: Eugene Onegin


Eugene Onegin
by Tchaikovksy

 

Anna Netrebko undertakes the role of the shy ingénue Tatiana, whose heart is broken after she confesses her love to the charming but uninterested Onegin. Polish baritone Mariusz Kwiecien takes on the title role and tenor Piotr Beczala is the poet Lenski, Onegin’s ill-fated friend who hot-headedly challenges him to a duel over a meaningless flirtation.

 

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

 

Cast in order of vocal appearance:

Tatiana: Anna Netrebko
Olga, her sister: Oksana Volkova
Madame Larina, their mother: Elena Zaremba
Filippyevna, Tatiana’s nurse: Larissa Diadkova
Lenski, Olga’s fiancé: Piotr Beczala
Eugene Onegin: Mariusz Kwiecien
A captain: David Crawford
Triquet: John Graham-Hall
Zaretski: Richard Bernstein
Prince Gremin: Alexei Tanovitski

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 25 min.

 
Saturday, January 18, 2014

Play List

1:00p
1:29p
Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles for clarinet Opus 23 ; Patricia Shands, clarinet; Eugene Rowley, piano; Label: Round Top Records; Number: 8616 FindBUY
1:44p
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture Opus 49 - Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Label: Rca; Number: 68045 FindBUY
2:00p
2:01p
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 "Spring" in F major Opus 24 ; Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano; Label: Deutsche Grammophon; Number: 457619 FindBUY
2:27p
Gordon Jacob: An Original Suite - Philharmonia a Vent; John Boyd, conductor; Label: ELF Recordings; Number: 1007 FindBUY
2:38p
Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4 in F major BWV 809 ; Andras Schiff, piano; Label: London/Decca; Number: 421640 FindBUY
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