Eugene Onegin: Metropolitan Opera

04/02/2008
  |  Buy to Own: 04/02/2008
  |  156 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Eugene Onegin: Metropolitan Opera Film Poster

Synopsis

This staging, by Robert Carsen, of Tchaikovsky's popular romantic opera was broadcast live to cinemas worldwide from the Metropolitan Opera to great critical acclaim in February 2007. Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky star as the doomed lovers in Pushkin's tragic tale of unrequited love and their onstage chemistry made for some rave reviews. Valery Gergiev, widely considered to be Russia's greatest living conductor, leads the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.