Garsington Opera at Wormsley and Looping the Loop Festival presents
Eugene Onegin short screening: a specially edited version of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful opera from Garsington, running just 45 minutes. Presented by director Karen Gillingham
(There will be creative activities, singing sessions and short screenings before this event, starting at 1.30pm, and the full version of the opera is being screened at 8pm – see other diary entries for more details)
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Libretto Konstantin Shilovsky and Tchaikovsky
Conductor Douglas Boyd
Director Michael Boyd
Designer Tom Piper
Tatyana, a bookish country girl, pours out her love for Onegin, a brilliant and glamorous bachelor. Setting off an inexorable and tragic chain of events, the pain and loss are reflected in some of Tchaikovsky’s most haunting and beautiful music.
Sung in Russian with English subtitles.