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June 22, 2024 at 2:00 pm

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

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Choreography by John Cranko
Based on poem by Alexander Pushkin
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky
Arranged and Orchestrated by Kurt-Heinz Stolze
Sets and Costumes by Santo Loquasto
Lighting by James F. Ingalls

A young country girl, Tatiana, is introduced to a worldly aristocrat by her sister’s fiancé. Onegin instantly becomes Tatiana’s heart’s desire, though, in his eyes, she remains naive and uninteresting. Thus begins the tale that leads to a tragic duel, a royal marriage, and personal redemption. Based on the verse-novel Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, John Cranko’s majestic and astounding ballet allows the strength and agency of our romantic heroine to shine through.