Onegin returns to La Scala this evening, Wednesday 14 September, with Roberto Bolle in the title role, Marianela Nuñez as Tatiana, Nicola Del Freo as Lensky, Martina Arduino as Olga and Gabriele Corrado as Prince Gremin.
In further casts – with several debuts – we see as Onegin, Tatian, Lensky and Olga: Marco Agostino, Nicoletta Manni, Claudio Coviello, and Agnese Di Clemente; Gabriele Corrado, Alice Mariani, Matta Semperboni and Alessandra Vassallo; Timofej Andrijashenko, Martina Arduino, Navrin Turnbull, and Caterina Bianchi; and Nicola Del Freo, Vittoria Valerio, Navrin Turnbull, and Caterina Bianchi.
Below are some rehearsal photos and an album of the dancers in the run of Onegin in 2019.
Rehearsal Photos 2022
Onegin at La Scala 2019
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His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman’s Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia’ column for Dancing Times magazine.