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Seeing double: Kasper Holten’s Eugene Onegin returns to Covent Garden

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin **** The Royal Opera, 19th December 2015 The question I’d longed to ask Kasper Holten when his 2013 Royal Opera staging of Eugene Onegin opened was: if you’d had a younger soprano cast as Tatyana, would you … Continue reading

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Netrebko’s Tatyana is worth the wait!

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin **** Metropolitan Opera, 5th October 2013 I’ve waited thirteen impatient years for this. Covent Garden, July 2000: the Mariinsky Opera (or the Kirov Opera as it was then titled) rolled into town for a Russian season of … Continue reading

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