Lensky (Pavol Breslik) with Eugene Onegin (Simon Keenlyside) © ROH/Bill Cooper

Eugene Onegin

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Royal Opera House
Directed by Kasper Holten

Director of The Royal Opera, Kasper Holten, made his directorial debut at Covent Garden with this new production of Tchaikovsky’s poignant opera.

When Tatyana is introduced to the dashing, unconventional Onegin, she believes that he is the hero of her dreams but he carelessly rejects her – with tragic consequences.

Sung in Russian, with English subtitles.

Production duration: 2 hrs 33 min
Royal Opera House