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Eugene Onegin ~ The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright March 9, 2019

Anna Nechaeva is wowing audiences in her Washington National Opera debut. Nechaeva, in the role of Tatiana, hails from Moscow as do several of her leading cast members – Alexey Dolgov as Lensky of the dulcet tenor voice, Igor Glovatenko as Onegin, and Elena Zaremba as Madame Larina. So, […]

Candide ~ The Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright May 8, 2018

Imagine, if you will that composer Leonard Bernstein’s 18th C set piece opera Candide was first staged the year following the Broadway premiere West Side Story. 1956. It seems incredible that these two wildly divergent stories were composed, staged and produced by one man in less than twelve months. […]