Great Performances at the Met: Eugene Onegin

Great Performances at the Met: Eugene Onegin

Friday, January 17 at 9:00 p.m.

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy Eugene Onegin, starring Anna Netrebko, Mariusz Kwiecien, and Piotr Beczala, lau;nches a new season "Great Performances at the Met."

Anna Netrebko once again performs in her company role debut as Tatiana, the naïve heroine from Pushkin’s classic novel.

Mariusz Kwiecien portrays the  title character, in a much-admired interpretation he has sung in many of the world’s leading opera houses, and Piotr Beczala reprises his acclaimed performance as Onegin’s friend-turned-rival, Lenski.

Soprano Deborah Voigt hosts the broadcast and conducts backstage interviews with the stars.

Photo: Anna Netrebko as Tatiana in Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin." Photo Credit: ©2013 Ken Howard