Theatreland Memorabilia

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Euegene Onegin

Music: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikowsky. Libretto: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky and Konstantin Stepanovich Shilovsky after Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin's verse novel

Productions

Moscow, 1879
Olympic Theatre London, 1892
Sadler's Wells Theatre, 1934
Sadler's Wells Theatre, 1952
Royal Opera House, 2013

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Moscow
29th March 1879 (first performance)

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Olympic Theatre, London
17th October 1892 (first London performance)

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Sadler's Wells Theatre
12th December 1934 (first performance at Sadler's Wells)

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Sadler's Wells Theatre
First performance: 22nd May 1952

Friday 19th January 1962 (58th performance at Sadler's Wells)
English version: Edward J. Dent. Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite.

CharacterPlayed By
Tatiana, daughter of Madame LarinaAva June
Olga, daughter of Madame LarinaMaureen Guy
Madame Larina, widow of a country gentlemanAnna Pollak
The nurseOlwen Price
Vladimir Lensky, a poetWilliam McAlpine
Eugene OneginPeter Glossop
PrecentorKenneth Byles
Monsieur TriquetJohn Chorley
Captain SaretskyKenneth Fawcett
Gillot, a coachmanIan Macpherson
Prince Gremin, a retired GeneralHarold Blackburn

Sadler's Wells Chorus
Chorus Master: David Tod-Boyd.
Soprano: Antonia Child, Joan Davies, Jean Dent, Sybil Hambleton, Sheila Hardie, Gwynneth Jenkins, Catherine Leskie, Jean Mountford, Dorothy Nash, Shirley Saunders, Joan Smalley, Angela Wheeldon.
Mezzo-Soprano: Hazel Chapman, Joan Clarkson, Dilys Davies, Elizabeth Howarth, Janet Leggat, Margaret Morris, Patricia Purcell, Ruth Roberts, Irene Stewart, Elizabeth Thomas, Barbara Unwin.
Tenor: William Booth, Frank Brooke, Kenneth Byles, Cyril Crook, Paul Crook, Trefor Davies, John Delany, Neville Griffiths, Haydn Hughes, Gwilym Jones, Gomer Morris, Cragg Sinkinson, Frank Snook.
Bass: Alan Broom, Ronald Careford, William Davies, Howard Dyson, Charles Draper, Kenneth Fawcett, Cecil Lloyd, Ian Macpherson, Leigh Maurice, Grahame McIntosh, Gordon Traynor, Henry Whimpanny.

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Royal Opera House
4, 6, 9, 11, 14, 16, 20 February 2013
The Royal Opera. Co-production with Opera Australia and The Teatro Regio, Turin.
Condutor: Robin Ticciati.
Director: Kasper Holten. Set Designs: Mia Stensgaard.
Costume Designs: Katrina Lindsay. Lighting Design: Wolfgang Göbbel.
Video Designs: Leo Warner (59 Productions), with animation by Lawrence Watson (59 Productions).
Choreography: Signe Fabricius.
Royal Opera Chorus Director: Renato Balsadonna.
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Concert Master: Vasko Vassilev.

Monday 11th Feb 2013 cast list (109th perf. at ROH)
CharacterPlayed By
TatyanaKrassimira Stoyanova
Eugene OneginSimon Keenlyside
Young TatyanaVigdis Hentze Olsen
Madame Larina, Tatyana's motherDiana Montague
Filipyevna, Tatyana's nurseKathleen Wilkinson
Olga, Tatyana's sisterElena Maximova
A Peasant SingerElliot Goldie
Young OneginThom Rackett
Lensky, Olga's fiancéPavol Breslik
Monsieur TriquetChristophe Mortagne
A CaptainMichel de Souza
ZaretskyJihoon Kim
Guillot, a friend of OneginLuke Price
Prince GreminPeter Rose
Extra ChorusSopranos: Jo Appleby, Celeste Gattai, Bernadette Lord, Katherine Paterson, Rosalind Waters
Contraltos: Siobháin Gibson, Zoë Haydn.
Tenors: Simon Biazeck, Phillip Brown, Simon Davies, Andrew Friedhoff
Basses: Thomas Barnard, Bryn Evans, Simon Preece
DancersNatacha Bisarre, Jenna Blease, Toni-Michelle Dent, Ea Verdoner Jacobsen, Rosana Ribeiro, Julienne Schembri, Ciara Styles-Rouse

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