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May. 17 2019

06/22/19 – The Queen of Spades (Royal Opera) – 1pm

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The Royal Opera House’s Queen of Spades
Title: Queen of Spades

Tchaikovsky’s most ambitious opera receives star treatment in Stefan Herheim’s staging, with a cast including Eva-Maria Westbroek, Felicity Palmer and Aleksandrs Antonenko.

Eva-Maria Westbroek as Liza in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera © 2019 ROH. Photograph by Catherine Ashmore

Hosts: Sean Rafferty, Lisa Flynn
Broadcast Producer: BBC
WFMT Series Producer: Daniel Goldberg
Conductor: Antonio Pappano

Cast (in order of vocal appearance):

Gherman – Aleksandrs Antonenko
Chekalinsky – Alexander Kravets
Surin –Tigran Martirossian
Count Tomsky/Zlatogor – John Lundgren
Tchaikovsky/Prince Yeletsky – Vladimir Stoyanov
Countess – Felicity Palmer
Liza – Eva-Maria Westbroek
Paulina/Milovzor– Anna Goryachova
Masha – Renata Skarelyte
Governess – Louise Winter
Major-Domo– Harry Nicoll
Prilepa – Jacquelyn Stucker
Chaplitsky – Konu Kim
Narumov– Michael Mofidan


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