The Royal Opera - Eugene Onegin Reviews
5 June 2020
Nicole Car (Tatyana)
Nicole Car (Tatyana), Dmitry Hvorostovsky (Eugene Onegin)
Diane Montague (Larina), Michael Fabiano (Lensky)
Nicole Car (Tatyana), Ferruccio Furlanetto (Gremin)
Dmitry Hvorostovsky (Eugene Onegin)

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Eugene Onegin

The Royal Opera

No. of reviews: 20

Too much reading
11 Jan 16 / The Critics' Circle
Nicole Car’s Tatyana was superb. Pity about Kasper Holten’s gimmicky production
7 Jan 16 / The Spectator
The role of Onegin is in Hvorostovsky's blood
4 Jan 16 / Classical Source
Striking but flawed production redeemed by superb performances
4 Jan 16 / Planet Hugill
Royal Opera’s revival of Eugene Onegin is musically enthralling, not least thanks to Dmitri Hvorostovsky in the title role
27 Dec 15 / The Observer
The real honours go to Semyon Bychkov in the pit
24 Dec 15 / The Jewish Chronicle
This first revival transforms something that first time around felt so problematic
23 Dec 15 / Music OMH
Australian soprano Nicole Car was a model of clarity, simplicity and emotion as Tatyana
23 Dec 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
Power of memory and regret
22 Dec 15 / Evening Standard
Strong cast, but cumbersome production
22 Dec 15 / The Stage
Hero's welcome for exceptional Hvorostovsky
22 Dec 15 / The Guardian
Confusing Eugene Onegin with responsive orchestra under Bychkov at Covent Garden
22 Dec 15 / Seen and Heard
Eugene Onegin at Christmas is a beautifully evocative coupling – wintry, pallid, moody and intense
22 Dec 15 / Opera Britannia
Nicole Car triumphs as Tatyana in Covent Garden's polished Kasper Holten revival
22 Dec 15 / Limelight
Great singing saves Kasper Holten's misconceived production
22 Dec 15 / Independent
Powerful and enjoyable
21 Dec 15 / Telegraph
Tchaikovsky's romantic opera in an impeccably cast, brilliantly conducted revival
21 Dec 15 / What's on Stage
The star singer of this production is Dmitri Hvorostovsky
21 Dec 15 / A Younger Theatre
Great singing saves Kasper Holten's misconceived production
21 Dec 15 / Independent
Seeing double: Kasper Holten’s Eugene Onegin returns to Covent Garden
21 Dec 15 / Bachtrack
Production details
Montague, Car, Volkova, Wyn-Rogers, Hvorostovsky/Rucinski, Fabiano, Furlanetto/Sheratt, Fouchécourt, Shipley, Platt
(c) Bychkov (d) Holten
Performance dates
19, 22, 30 December 2015, 2, 4, 7 January 2016
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