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Teatro alla Scala Ballet - Onegin

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Venue: Segerstrom Hall Tickets start at $29.00

Overview

Segerstrom Center for the Arts considers the health and wellbeing of our patrons, artists and staff to be our top priority. Amid ongoing orders from the State and County health agencies relating to the COVID-19 virus, and the difficulties of international touring in the current situation, Segerstrom Center’s engagement of Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company is being canceled. If you have tickets to this show, please CLICK HERE to see your ticket options.

Pushkin’s great 19th-century verse-novel, Eugene Onegin, is interpreted with flawless storytelling skill by the master choreographer, John Cranko. With a wealth of magical moments, this compelling tale features an unusual twist of double unrequited love – while the high-handed Onegin at first spurns the young, naive Tatiana, she blooms to become a sophisticated St. Petersburg aristocrat who, in turn, rejects his subsequent advances in a final crushing blow. Tchaikovsky’s vivid music brings alive the world of Imperial Russia with beauty, drama and passion.

The acclaimed Étoile Roberto Bolle and guest artist, Marianela Nuñez, principal dancer of The Royal Ballet will perform the evening performances on July 31 and August 1, and the matinee on August 2. The August 1 matinee cast is to be announced.

Choreography by John Cranko
Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovksy, performed live by Mikhailovsky Orchestra
Set Design by Pier Luigi Samaritani
Costume Design by Pier Luigi Samaritani and Roberta Guidi di Bagno
Lighting Design by Steen Bjarke
Staging by Agneta Valcu and Victor Valcu, supervised by Reid Anderson

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