The Queen of Spades
Sung in Russian with projected English translations
Wednesday, February 26 at 2pm
A brooding romantic thriller from the composer of Eugene Onegin and Swan Lake. Gherman is an unhappy soldier desperate to learn a secret hidden by a mysterious old countess - the mystery of winning at cards. As his obsession begins to overwhelm him, it also affects the ones he loves and leads to his ultimate demise.
Approximate running time: 3 hours 45 minutes, including two intermissions