Eugene Onegin

Alexander Vedernikov, conductor 
Dmitri Tcherniakov, stage director 
Maria Danilova, costumes 
Gleb Filshtinsky, lightings

Mariusz Kwiecień (Eugene Onegin) 
Tatiana Monogarova (Tatyana) 
Anatoli Kotscherga (Prince Gremin) 
Makvala Kasrashvili (Madame Larina) 
Margarita Mamsirova (Olga) 
Andrej Dunaev (Vladimir Lensky) 
Emma Sarkisyan (Filippievna, The Nurse) 
Valery Gilmanov (Zaretsky)

Soloists, Orchestra and Chorus of State Academic Bolshoi Theatre 

TV Director: Chloé Perlemuter 
© Bel Air Media / ARTE France / Bolshoi Theatre – 2008

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With baritone Mariusz Kwiecien and soprano Tatiana Monogarova in the roles of Onegin and Tatiana, this production boasts a first-rate cast and confident direction of conductor Alexander Vedernikov, who leads the Orchestra and Choir of the Bolshoi. The director Dmitry Chernyakov presents this romantic drama with elegance and clarity that is rarely achieved in such a dark and intense story.


This production, presented during the opening of the 2008/2009 season of the National Opera of Paris is dedicated to the genius Dmitri Chernyakov, who ensured that Eugene Onegin was awarded a Diapason d'or, a Midem Classical Award and a Télérama 4F.


In this excerpt, we hear the final duet of Tatiana and the heartbreaking Onegin.

About this work

Eugene Onegin, Op. 24

Premiered in Moscow in 1879, Eugène Onéguine is an opera in three acts based on the novel by Alexander Pushkin. It is considered by many as the epitome of Russian romanticism. Tchaikovsky avoids excessive theatrics in favour of a psychological analysis of the characters. The…

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