Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
August 2, 4*, 6, 9*, 11, 13 at 7.30pm
New production by Opera Holland Park
Opera in three acts
Sung in Russian with English surtitles
Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky
With the City of London Sinfonia
Running times TBA
Pricing details are subject to change.
Based on a groundbreaking story by Alexander Pushkin, Tchaikovsky’s macabre masterpiece follows the doomed love story of an army officer and the grand-daughter of a celebrated Countess. Discovering that the Countess possesses the secret to winning at cards, the officer falls victim to obsessive greed.