• Released
  • July 7, 2010
  • NR , 2 hr 40 min
  • Concert/Special Events
    Music/Performing Arts

Eugene Onegin

By listenerbutnotsinger
Written July 10, 2010
This encore production of a live in HD opera broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera's 2007 season showed some of the creakiness of the early broadcasts, particularly in the camera work. The singing (and acting) were superb, however. The first act was a bit slow, with a lot of exposition, and the staging (the country house represented by a bare stage with the floor carpeted by fallen leaves) was imaginative but didn't quite work--specially when Tatiana's bed was plonked down in the middle of the leaves. Acts II and III were splendid, though, partly because the drama of the stoy picked up, and the settings (still with minimal stagiing but with gorgeous costumes) were now in Russian high society. Altogether a memorable and moving experience.
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Eugene Onegin

By fan_of_opera
Written July 11, 2010
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By lmf5391
Written July 11, 2010
Typical operatic tragic love story. Magical singers and singers. Unlike most previous Met HD films, this one eliminated all the intermissions, making for an intense evening - following the story and absorbing the gorgeous music. The sets were pathetic and seemed strangely anachronistic - very stark and moderrn while all the costumes were 19th century. Wait until you see this handsome baritone - Eugene Onegin - to die for.!!!
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Eugene Onegin

By lacunagirl812
Written July 10, 2010
It was pretty good. The set wasn't that great but the singing and costumes were fantastic.
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Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin

By luv2vumovies
Written July 08, 2010
This is a must-see production-the staging is unusual, voices magnificent and acting wonderful. Seeing this production is a gift you give yourself.
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