An Awakening of passion
McCaw Hall is set to be filled with Tchaikovsky's lush melodies as the Seattle Opera present this brand new staging of his melancholy masterpiece. Following the misplaced passions of Tatyana Larin in the case of the titular Eugene Onegin, don't miss this radiant production - one guaranteed to draw forth tears!
What is the story?
When the handsome yet caddish young gentleman Eugene Onegin is introduced to the Larin family, its eldest daughter Tatyana falls in love with him instantly. When the young girl professes her love for him, he replies with scorn, instead openly flirting with her younger sister Olga, causing a fatal rift between himself and Olga's fiancee Lensky.
Many years later, after a series of tragic events, Onegin meets Tatyana again and is overwhelmed by her matured beauty and grace. While her heart's fires reignite, Tatiana is in no position to return the love Onegin once spurned...