The Metropolitan Opera: Eugene Onegin

Opening Date:

October 5, 2013

Cast:

Mariusz Kwiecien, Anna Netrebko, Oksana Volkova, Piotr Beczala, Alexei Tanovitsky

Director:

Deborah Warner

Genre:

Program

Run Time:

4 hr. 05 min.

MPAA Rating:

NR

Synopsis:

NCM Fathom Events brings the eighth season of the Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD to select cinemas nationwide. The broadcast of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin will be presented live on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:55 PM ET / 9:55 AM PT. Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky's fateful romance. Deborah Warner's new production set in the late 19th century, moves episodically from farmhouse to ballroom, with a powerful snowstorm providing the dramatic setting for the finale. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, Onegin's friend turned rival. Russian maestro Valery Gergiev conducts.