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‘An excellent but unchallenging spectacle’ ‒ Eugene Onegin review

In Alexander Pushkin’s 1833 novel and Tchaikovsky’s subsequent opera adaptation, we follow the eponymous Eugene Onegin’s misfortunes in love and friendship, the story extending over many years to show the lasting consequences of pride and jealousy.  Two sisters, Olga, engaged to misty-eyed Lensky, and Tatyana, engaged in her romantic novels and daydreams, find their comfortable […]