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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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They only allow bottled water inside the theatre, so if you get a drink that isn't water at intermission, make sure you have time to drink it. Drinks and snacks are expensive, so if you can do without your pocketbook will be happier!
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Conducted by General and Artistic Director Valery Gergiev, Tchaikovsky’s riveting opera _Eugene Onegin _is performed in concert for one night only. Based on the Pushkin novel, one of the most treasured works of Russian literature, the opera follows the dashing and worldly gentleman Eugene Onegin, who will come to regret his blasé rejection of the impressionable country girl Tatiana’s love and his careless incitement of a fatal duel with his best friend Lensky. The Mariinsky’s performances of the work at the Kennedy Center in 2003 (as Kirov Opera) were “one of the great musical events of the season” according to The Washington Post.


Eugene Onegin: Alexey Markov

Tatyana: Irina Mataeva

Lensky: Sergey Semishkur

Olga: Ekaterina Semenchuk

Prince Gremin: Mikhail Petrenko

Madame Larina: Svetlana Volkova

Tatyana’s Nurse: Elena Vitman

Mr. Triquet: Andrey Popov

Zaretski: Edem Umerov

About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.