Onegin • Teatro alla Scala
Ballet Onegin at the La Scala on September 14 to 30, 2022 Onegin is a ballet in three acts and six scenes by John Cranko. It bases on the novel Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin who wrote the novel 1825-1832. John Cranko wrote the libretto and created the choreography. The music for the ballet was taken from various works by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The first version of the ballet premiered 1965 at the Staatstheater Stuttgart in Germany.
The storyThe story of the ballet tells of wealth that leads to pride and unrequited love. The action takes place on a country estate in Russia and in the 3rd act in Saint Petersburg. Onegin has inherited and becomes a wealthy landowner. Tatjana, Madame Larina's dreamy daughter, falls in love with Onegin and writes him a love letter. He rejects her love and tears up the love letters addressed to him before her eyes. Onegin adores the second daughter Olga, who, however, is given to the poet Lenski. That leads to the duel in which Lensky dies. Ten years later, Onegin meets the two sisters again in Saint Petersburg. Both turn away from him and Onegin realizes his mistake and remains lonely. Experience our music trip to Milan with the ballet danced by the Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company. Production of Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company and Orchestra. Music trip to Milan for 3 days / 2 nights with an exclusive program. The highlight is the ballet at the famous Teatro alla Scala on the second evening to experience a magnificent performance in a world-famous environment with global stars.