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Eugene Onegin – Arcola Theatre, London

Writer: Robin Norton-Hale Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Director: Lucy Bradley Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty Dedication to detail and a commitment to creative re-invention have marked out OperaUpClose’s productions over the last few years. The trait continues here – tackling Tchaikovsky’s grand-scale take on a Pushkin story. Robin Norton-Hale’s new version nips, tucks and tailors the original, leaving behind the essence of ...

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Eugene Onegin – Bristol Hippodrome

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Lyrics: Konstantin Shilovsky Reviewer: Julia Beasley As far as romantic heroes go, Eugene is a pretty sulky, selfish and vain chap. Dry as a twig and dressed like an undertaker, he is a young urbanite bored with society and himself.  The audience senses from the start that Eugene is short on empathy and it’s probably not ...

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NEWS: Theatre N16 moves to Balham

Theatre goers are being advised to check their directions as Theatre N16 announces it is moving south of the Thames but keeping its north London name. Having originally opened in May, Theatre N16 have found a new home at The Bedford Pub in Balham and have announced a cross-genre new season of opera, theatre and dance. Season highlights include a ...

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Eugene Onegin – The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Music &Libretto: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Director: Richard Studer Translation: David Lloyd-Jones Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:4] Doyen of Russian literature, Alexander Pushkin, wrote the verse novel which forms the basis for Tchaikovsky’s lyrical operatic masterpiece Eugene Onegin. A love story running the gamut of emotions, it tells of the ill-fated love between the innocent country girl Tatyana and the worldly Eugene ...

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