FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Peter Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" is coming to Fairfield University on Sunday.
A pre-broadcast discussion will precede the show at 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. The show, presented by The Met: Live in HD, features Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien "as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s fateful romance," according to a press release from the university.
Fiona Shaw will replace originally announced director Deborah Warner, "who was unable to direct her staging at the Met due to an unexpected surgical procedure and the anticipated recovery time," according to the release. Russian maestro Valery Gergiev is set to conduct the performance.
The Met: Live in HD is a series of "high definition opera transmissions of The Metropolitan Opera’s new season direct from Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera House in New York City," according to the release.
"With strategically placed cameras in front of, around and behind The Metropolitan Opera House stage, The Met: Live in HD transmissions give Quick Center audiences a state-of-the art opera experience and better-than-front-row-seat visibility," representatives said in the release.
Tickets for the show are $25, $20 for seniors and $10 for children and students, according to the release. For tickets, residents are asked to call The Quick Center Box Office at (203) 254-4010 or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396. (1-877-278-7396). The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield.
Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien (pictured, left-right) star as the lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s fateful romance “Eugene Onegin.” The Met: Live in HD at Fairfield University’s Quick Center at 1 p.m. (encore), with a pre-broadcast discussion at 12:15 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. (encore) on Sunday, October 6, 2013. (Photo by Lee Bromfield.)