Date: Friday, March 19, 2010
Location: College St. United Church, 452 College St (corner of Bathurst)
The Queen of Spades (Russian: Пиковая дама, Pikovaya dama) is an opera in 3 acts by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to a Russian libretto by the composer's brother Modest Tchaikovsky. It is based on a short story of the same name by Alexander Pushkin, a short masterpiece about a man who loses his fortune and his mind to cards.
Opera By Request present this opera in concert format, in Russian with English surtitles.
Music director and pianist: William Shookhoff
Herman: Slava Serebrianik
Yeletsky: Yevgeny Yablanovski
Lisa: Michelle Minke
Countess/Polina: Alla Ossipova
Tomski: Mikhail Bukhman
Masha: Hanna Yakutsava
Chekalinsky: Ilya Serebrianik
Surin: George Ossipov
Tickets are only $20 and are available at the door.http://www.operabyrequest.ca/