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    Video and Projection Design for Eugen Onegin by Ballett Basel Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky This epic poem by the Russian poet Alexander Pu… Read More
    Video and Projection Design for Eugen Onegin by Ballett Basel Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky This epic poem by the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered a masterpiece of realistic poetic literature. As the reader is drawn into the real world of the people living in the 1820s (when this novel in verse form was written), he is moved by the dejection, the yearnings and the desperation of Pushkin's contemporaries. Onegin is a restless misfit trying to get in touch with his own feelings. The few people close to him see him as overbearing and arrogant. He coldly rejects Tatyana's burning declaration of love for him, telling her that he does not reciprocate her feelings, which he dismisses as the fleeting passions of an inexperienced girl. He puts on a blatant show of arrogant cynicism which leads to the fatal duel with the hot-headed Lenski. Years later, Onegin re-encounters Tatyana, who is now a married, self-assured and desirable woman, and falls passionately in love with her. He confesses his love in a letter, but this time it is Tatyana who rejects him. This is a tale about the non-coincidence of love and the failure to grasp a once-in-a-lifetime chance for happiness. text source: theaterbasel.ch Read Less
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Eugen Onegin

Location Theater Basel
Choreographer: Richard Wherlock
Video Design: Tabea Rothfuchs
Costume:  Catherine Voeffrey
Set : Bruce French