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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
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The Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra: Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" in Concert
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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.

*PRINCIPAL CASTING *: 

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

Mariinsky Ballet: <em>The Little Humpbacked Horse</em> Washington National Opera: <em>Champion</em> Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater <em>Tudor, Ashton, Stiefel</em> Mariah Carey <em>Into the Woods</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Carousel</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue</em> <em>A Choral Arts Christmas</em>