"Eugene Onegin" on Great Performances at the Met airs Friday, the 17th at 8:30 pm

Jan 6, 2014

Acclaimed English director Deborah Warner’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s most popular opera is directed by her longtime collaborator Fiona Shaw and conducted by Valery Gergiev. Anna Netrebko reprises her company role debut as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Pushkin’s classic novel. Mariusz Kwiecien portrays the self-confident title character, in a much-admired interpretation he has sung in many of the world’s leading opera houses, and Piotr Beczala reprises his acclaimed performance as Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski.

Great Performances at the Met "Eugene Onegin" airs on Friday, January 17th at 8:30 p.m.