Anna Nechaeva's US debut as Tatiana in WNO's Eugene Onegin | The Kennedy Center

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Time shifts desires—and one man will regret his choice—in Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of unrequited love and missed opportunities, inspired by Pushkin’s novel. More than 30 years have passed since WNO last staged this dramatic tale of rejection and remorse, and now a visually stunning production marks its return. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/OTOSE Eugene Onegin Music and libretto by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin Mar. 9e, 17m, 20e, 23e, 25e & 29e (2019) in the Opera House In Russian with Projected English Titles Canadian Opera Company Production This production of Eugene Onegin was originally created for The Metropolitan Opera Pushkin’s sweeping novel comes to vivid life in Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. Young Tatiana confesses her devotion to the worldly Onegin, but his cold refusal devastates her. Years later, when Tatiana matures, it is Onegin who begs for her love. Will Tatiana embrace the man she once longed for? Or will Onegin forever be the victim of his own bitter decision? More than 30 years have passed since WNO last staged this dramatic story of unrequited love, and now a visually stunning production marks its return. Complete with lush period costumes, majestic ballroom scenes, and a deadly duel, Eugene Onegin is a provocative tale of rejection and regret propelled by Tchaikovsky’s radiant lyricism. Performance Timing: Approximately 3 hours—Act One - 70 min.; Intermission - 25 min.; Act Two - 76 min. Come early to interact with real props and costumes! WNO’s Touch Cart will be open one hour prior to the performances on Mar. 20 & 29. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb

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