Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"Eugene Onegin" @ MET Opera (April 22, 2017), audio via WQXR



Performance Information:

Eugene Onegin, "lyrical scenes" in three acts
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Libretto by the composer and Konstantin Shilovsky, after the novel in verse by Alexander Pushkin

The Metropolitan Opera, April 22, 2017

Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Eugene Onegin: Peter Mattei
Tatiana: Anna Netrebko
Lensky: Alexey Dolgov
Olga: Elena Maximova
Prince Gremin: Stefan Kocán
Larina: Elena Zaremba
Filippyevna: Larissa Diadkova
Triquet: Tony Stevenson
Captain: David Crawford
Zaretsky: Richard Bernstein
Offstage voice: David Lowe

Production: Deborah Warner
Stage Director: Paula Williams
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman
Video Designer: Ian William Galloway
Video Designer: Finn Ross
Choreographer: Kim Brandstrup

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Interview @ MET with Mary Jo Heath (April 14, 2017), audio via MET Listen Live



Anna Netrebko talks about performing Tatiana; her thoughts on "Eugene Onegin"; rehearsal with Peter Mattei; warming up the day with "In questa reggia"; her opinion on "Tosca"; her recent "mature" Violetta at La Scala; opinion on her upcoming new roles of Aida and Salome; "Adriana Lecouvreur" (in 2 months), "Andrea Chénier" (by the end of this year), and "Nabucco" (in 3 years) are other upcoming projects mentioned. Interviewed by Mary Jo Heath, broadcasted as intermission feature of "Eugene Onegin" on April 18.