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Free Opera Online: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin


Eugene Onegin and Tatiana, illustration by Pavel Sokolov

BBC Arts and the Garsington Opera have made available a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. You can see a complete performance, view a synopsis, and enjoy interviews with the conductor and director.

The opera is an adaptation of Alexander Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin, a novel in verse. You can see the Russian and an English translation at the Pushkin’s Poems website.

The opera will be available until the end of 2016, so don’t miss out!

You can see it at the BBC Arts website or at the Garsington Opera website.

Image attribution: Onegin and Tatiana, illustration by Pavel Sokolov, [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons.

2 thoughts on “Free Opera Online: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

  1. Chris, you are a cornucopia of free concert information! Aren’t you supposed to be on vacation?

    Loved the Barenboim/Liszt last week. Lovely gift.


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