Watch: Eugene Onegin trailer
Kasper Holten’s new production of Tchaikovsky's iconic opera is one of the treats to look forward to in 2013.
One of the best-loved of all Russian operas, Eugene Onegin is based on Pushkin’s revered novel in verse. A classic of Russian literature, the story of Onegin, Tatyana and Lensky has haunted and intrigued generations of readers, and Tchaikovsky’s adaptation amplifies the tragic tale with a passionate and iconic score. Find out more about his composition of the opera.
Kasper’s production, which focuses on themes of memory and regret, opens in February. Watch Kasper discuss his love of the opera and what makes it special.