Eugene Onegin, that uncommonly beautiful opera, is actually not an opera at all. Tchaikovsky himself avoided the word “opera,” speaking instead of “lyrical scenes.” But the music – we’re talking about Tchaikovsky after all – can certainly turn dramatic at times. It’s winter, and two friends, now enemies, take aim at each other in a duel – scenes like these are guaranteed to give opera fans goosebumps. Tchaikovsky isn’t portraying operatic heroes here, but bringing real people to life.
In Russian with German and English surtitles
Sponsors: Klaus and Kirsten Mangold
Performance ends at approximately 08:45 P.M.
Photo: V.Baranovsky /State Academic Mariinsky Theatre
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin – lyric opera in three acts, based on the novel of the same name by Alexander Pushkin.
- Valery Gergiev Conductor
- Alexei Stepanyuk Director
- Alexander Orlov Stage design
- Irina Cherednikova Costume design
- Ilya Ustyantsev Choreography
- Alexander Sivaev Lighting design
- Soloists, Chorus, and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater
School and university students as well as senior citizens, those holding the Baden-Baden family pass, the unemployed, and the severely disabled (from 70%) are entitled to discounted admission as listed. In order to qualify for a discount, identification must be presented at the door.
For young people under 26, a limited number of tickets are available for 10 euros. These tickets can be used at all classical events that are part of the project, “Columbus – discovering classical music,” and can be purchased at the box office for events that are not sold out. Reservation is not possible.
When you simultaneously order five tickets for five different events, you benefit from a special discount of 5% off the ticket price. When you simultaneously order seven tickets for seven different events, you benefit from a special discount of 10% off the ticket price. If you purchase nine or more tickets for nine or more different events, you will receive a discount of 15%.
To place your subscription order, please contact: Festival Hall Baden-Baden gGmbH, Beim Alten Bahnhof 2, 76530 Baden-Baden, Germany. For questions or further information, feel free to contact us by phone at +49 (0) 72 21/30 13-101. Please understand that the conditions of your chosen subscription do not apply to individual follow-up orders. It is possible to order a further subscription at any time.
Starting from 10 euros up to any amount can be purchased by calling +49 (0) 72 21/30 13-101. The vouchers can be redeemed for tickets, at the AIDA restaurant, at the Festival Hall shop, and for our cultural tours.
The program and performers are subject to change; this is in the nature of things and does not entitle one to a refund of tickets already purchased. In addition to the ticket, we recommend that you purchase ticket cancellation insurance for 5 euros per ticket. This insurance allows you to withdraw your ticket purchase in the case of illness or accident preventing you from attending.
02 Jun 2017
Diana DamrauBel canto drammatico
03 Jun 2017
Wagner: Das RheingoldConcert version of the opera
17 Jun 2017
LevelelevenBest of a cappella from Scandinavia
06 Jul 2017
Baden-Baden Gala 2017: LA CLEMENZA DI TITOConcert version of the opera
09 Jul 2017
Baden-Baden-Gala 2017: La Clemenza di TitoConcert version of the opera
20 Jul 2017
Tschaikowsky: Eugen OneginStaged opera
21 Jul 2017
Rachmaninoff: “The Bells”Daniil Trifonov & Valery Gergiev
03 Nov 2017
Beethoven: LEONOREConcert version of the operaNew
10 Nov 2017
Puccini: LA BOHÈMESzenische OperNew
11 Nov 2017
Philippe JarousskyThe Song of HandelNew
12 Nov 2017
Puccini: LA BOHÈMESzenische OperNew
23 Nov 2017
Cecilia & SolDolce DuelloNew