NIO’s Eugene Onegin in Belfast – 14 to 21 September 2024


Directed by Cameron Menzies and conducted by Dominic Limburg

Featuring the Chorus of Northern Ireland Opera and the Orchestra of Northern Ireland Opera on 14, 17, 19, 21 September 2024 at 7.30pm

Love, friendship and fidelity collide with devastating consequences.
A story of passion, pride, a moment’s madness, a duel and a true love lost.

Northern Ireland Opera today announces Principal Cast and Creatives in Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterpiece Eugene Onegin this September in Belfast. Based on Alexander Pushkin’s classic novel in verse, one of the most lyrical and beautiful pieces of literature adapted for opera, this stunning production will be directed by the renowned national opera company’s Artistic director Cameron Menzies (Nominated Best Director for Into the Woods Irish Times’s Irish Theatre Awards 2022 and Winner of three Paris Short Film Awards for film Old Friends and Other Days).

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