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Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades

Sir Andrew Davis, Graham Vick – With Nancy Gustafson, Yuri Marusin, Felicity Palmer – Glyndebourne Festival

Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades Sir Andrew Davis, Graham Vick – With Nancy Gustafson, Yuri Marusin, Felicity Palmer – Glyndebourne Festival

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The unforgettable Nancy Gustavson gives life to Lisa, the unlucky lover of Hermann in the tragic story of The Queen of spades.

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Casting

  • Graham Vick | Stage director
  • Thomas Webster | Lighting
  • Richard Hudson | Set designer
  • Ron Howell | Choreographer
  • Yuri Marusin | Herman
  • Nancy Gustafson | Lisa
  • Felicity Palmer | The Countess
  • Sergei Leiferkus | Count Tomsky
  • Dimitri Kharitonov | Prince Yeletsky
  • Graeme Matheson-Bruce | Tchekalinsky
  • Andrew Slater | Surin
  • Robert Burt | Tchaplitsky
  • Christopher Thornton-Holmes | Narumov
  • Marie-Ange Todorovitch | Lisa's friend
  • Enid Hartle | The Governess
  • Anne Dawson | Chloë
  • Geoffrey Pogson | Master of Ceremonies
  • Rachael Tovey | Lisa's Maid

Program

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Queen of Spades, Op. 68
    • I: Overture
    • I, 1: "Gori, gori, yasno" (chorus of children and nanny)
    • I, 1: "Chem konchilas vchera igra?" (Tchekalinsky and Surin)
    • I, 1: "Ya imeni yeyo ne znayu" (Herman)
    • I, 1: "A esli tak, skorey za delo!" (Herman, Tomsky)
    • I, 1: "Nakones-to Bog poslal nam solnechny denek" (Chorus of the promenaders)
    • I, 1: "A ty uveren, chto ona tebya ne zamechaet?" (Herman, Tomsky)
    • I, 1: "Schastlivy den, tebya, tebya blagoslovlyau" (duet of Eletsky and Hermann)
    • I, 1: "Mne strashno!" (quintet: Lisa, Hermann, Yeletsky, Countess, Tomsky)
    • I, 1: "Kakaya vedma eta grafinya"
    • I, 1: "Odnazhdy v Versale" (Tomsky's ballad)
    • I, 1: "Se non e vero"
    • I, 2: "Uzh vecher… Oblakov pomerknuli kraya" (duet of Liza and Pauline)
    • I, 2: "Obvorozhitel'no!" (chorus of Girl-friends)
    • I, 2: "Podrugi milye" (Pauline's air)
    • I, 2: "Nu-ka, svetik" (Pauline and chorus of Girl-friends)
    • I, 2: "Mesdemoiselles" (Governess)
    • I, 2: "Pora uzh raskhodit'sya" (Governess)
    • I, 2: "Otkuda eti slyozy" (Liza's air)
    • I, 2: "Ostanovites"
    • I, 2: "Prosti, nebesnoe sozdan'ye"
    • I, 2: "Liza, otvori!"
    • I, 2: "Kto, strastno lyubya, pridyot"
    • I, 2: "O, poschadi menya!"
    • Entracte
    • II, 1: "Radostno, veselo v den sey" (chorus)
    • II, 1: "Hozyain prosit dorogih gostey" (Master of Ceremonies)
    • II, 1: "Vy tak pechal'ny" (Yeletsky)
    • II, 1: "Ya vas lyublyu" (Yeletsky's air)
    • II, 1: "Posle predstavleniya zhdite menya v zale"
    • II, 1: Shepherd's sincerity (pastoral play)
    • II, 1: "Kto pylko I strastno lyubya!"
    • II, 2: "Vsyo tak, kak mne ona skazala" (Herman)
    • II, 2: "Shagi! Syuda idut!" (Herman)
    • II, 2: "Ah, postyl mne etot svet" (Countess)
    • II, 2: "Je crains de lui parler la nuit" (Countess)
    • II, 2: "Ne pugaytes!" (Herman)
    • II, 2: "Ona mertva! Sbylos!" (Herman)
    • Entracte
    • III, 1: "Ya ne veryu"
    • III, 1: "Mne strashno!" (Herman)
    • III, 1: "Ya prishla k tebe protiv voli" (Countess)
    • III, 2: "Uzh polnoch' blizitsya" (Liza)
    • III, 2: "Ah, istomilas ya gorem" (Liza)
    • III, 2: "A esli mne v otvet" (Liza)
    • III, 2: "Tak eto pravda!" (Liza)
    • III, 2: "O da, minovali stradan'ya"
    • III, 2: "Tam grudy zolota lezhat"
    • III, 3: "Budem pit' i veselitsya!" (chorus)
    • III, 3: "Dana! Gnu paroli!"
    • III, 3: "Yesli b milye devitsy" (Tomsky)
    • III, 3: "Tak v nenastnye dni" (chorus)
    • III, 3: "Za delo, gospoda, za karty!"
    • III, 3: "Chto nasha zhizn? Igra!" (Herman)
    • III, 3: "Idyot eschyo?"
    • III, 3: "Knyaz', knyaz', prosti menya!" (Herman)
    • III, 3: "Gospod'! Prosti emu!" (chorus)

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Peter Maniura
  • Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 1992
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min
  • Production: © BBC & RM Arts & Glyndebourne Festival Productions Limited
  • Available version(s): EN
  • Available subtitle(s) : EN
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