5/31: Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Eugene Onegin (On The Radio)


This upcoming Saturday (5/31) tune in to WQXR and hear Chicago Lyric Opera‘s version of Eugene Onegin with Dmitry Hvorostovsky who sang Onegin with Fleming last year at the Met (DVD of that performance is available) – it is the same production as the Met’s so you’re not missing anything, if you saw it in HD Broadcast last year, but the singing cast is different (except, of course, for DH):

May 31: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
Sir Andrew Davis is on the podium, leading a cast featuring Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Onegin, Dina Kuznetsova as Tatyana, Frank Lopardo as Lensky, Nino Surguladze as Olga, and Vitalij Kowaljow as Prince Grenin. 1PM (Eastern Time)

Here’s a review of the production. It’s kind of annoying but it does give you some details about the opera performance. For example, this part of the review is kind of overly… Russian? Continue reading