Mikhail Petrenko features in Netherlands Opera’s new blu-ray release



Eugene Onegin featuring Mikhail Petrenko as Prince Gremin.

Due for release on March 1st 2012 with Opus Arte, Mikhail Petrenko appears as Prince Gremin in this wonderful presentation of Tchaikovsky’s classic opera. 

Described by Tchaikovsky as ‘lyric scenes’, Eugene Onegin receives a spectacular reinterpretation from the Norwegian director Stefan Herheim. His productions create controversy and excitement around Europe, and here he takes Pushkin’s story of illusion, disaffection and frustrated love, and places the protagonists – world- weary Onegin and naïve, passionate Tatyana – in a triple temporal perspective, referencing the theatrical present, the period of the work’s composition, and the pageant of Russia’s history. Mariss Jansons, renowned for his mastery of Tchaikovsky’s symphonies, conducts this performance from Amsterdam’s Muziektheater. 

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Mikhail will also return to the Netherlands Opera this season for his role debut as Filippo II in Don Carlo and also in the roles of Klingsor and Titurel in Wagner’s Parsifal

Cast List of Eugene Onegin 

Madame Larina: Olga Savova
Tatjana: Krassimira Stoyanova
Olga: Elena Maximova
Filipjevna: Nina Romanova
Jevgeni Onjegin: Bo Skovhus
Vladimir Ljenski: Andrej Dunaev
Vorst Gremin: Mikhail Petrenko
Petrovitsj: Peter Arink
Zaretski: Roger Smeets
Monsieur Triquet: Guy de Mey
Zapevalo: Richard Prada 

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Stage Director Mariss Jansons
Conductor Stefan Herheim

 

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