Eugene Onegin opens tomorrow
Edmonton Opera News

April 18, 2013

Lenski & Olga in "Eugene Onegin"
Tatiana & Filippyevna in "Eugene Onegin"

"Our advantage in this production, is that the Russian cast has such familiarity with the work, like putting on a favourite coat." — Director Tom Diamond

The Russian opera Eugene Onegin caps Edmonton Opera's 2012/13 season, with a native Russian cast, Tchaikovsky's memorable music, the Shumka Ukrainian Dancers and a set that is gorgeous in its simplicity. Tickets are available at, by calling the box office at 780.429.1000 or through our app for smartphone users. 

Check out what's being said about Eugene Onegin  in Edmonton:

Edmonton Opera presents Russian classic, Edmonton Journal

A glance backstage on the Choir Girl blog: Edmonton Opera Director, Tom Diamond, Says | A Concert for Peers | The Nitty Gritty | Dear Opera Chorus

Opera: Dark ache of an unhappy soul in  Eugene Onegin, GigCity

Eugene Onegin, Vue Weekly

Clip of Eugene Onegin production

The gorgeous simplicity of the set only serves to accentuate the strength of the Russian cast, and gives the Shumka Ukrainian Dancers plenty of room to twirl and spin. Check out clips of the  Onegin  production on our YouTube channel, as well as other videos featuring the director, maestro, and two videos from our artistic administrator/chorusmaster on everything you need to know about Onegin in under five minutes.

Preview photos and video on our website (under the multimedia tab) or on our Facebook page.

Edmonton Opera app for smartphones

The Edmonton Opera's new app for Apple products (including iPhones, iPads and iTouch) and Android, and a mobile website for BlackBerry users, allows opera-goers more chances to interact with the opera. Listen to the opera score, view videos, read blog posts, access the playbill and buy tickets, all at your fingertips. 

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Edmonton, AB
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