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Onegin

Onegin

Ballet in Three Acts and Six Scenes


Choreography by John Cranko
Based on poem by Alexander Pushkin
Staged by Reid Anderson, Jane Bourne
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Arranged and Orchestrated by Kurt-Heinz Stolze
Scenery and Costumes by Jürgen Rose
Lighting by Sholem Dolgoy

World Premiere

Stuttgart Ballet
April 13, 1965
Wuerttemburg Staatstheater
Stuttgart, Germany

Cast:
Marcia Haydée (Tatiana)
Ray Barra (Onegin)
Egon Madsen (Lensky)
Ana Cardus (Olga)
Kenneth Barlow (Prince Gremin)
Ruth Papendieck (Madame Larina)

United States Premiere

(under the title Eugene Onegin)
Stuttgart Ballet
June 10, 1969
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Marcia Haydée (Tatiana)
Heinz Clauss (Onegin)
Egon Madsen (Lensky)
Susan Hanke (Olga)
Jan Stripling (Prince Gremin)
Ruth Papendieck (Madame Larina)

ABT Premiere

June 1, 2001
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Julie Kent (Tatiana)
Robert Hill (Onegin)
Vladimir Malakhov (Lensky)
Maria Riccetto (Olga)