Amanda Echalaz & Diana Montague star in ENO’s new production of Eugene Onegin
Published: 07 November 2011
Category: Vocal & Opera
Soprano Amanda Echalaz and mezzo Diana Montague both sing in English National Opera’s new staging of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, which opens on Saturday 12 November. Amanda (pictured) will sing the role of Tatiana, the impressionable country girl in love with Onegin, and Diana Montague sings Madame Larina, Tatiana’s mother and lady of the manor. The production is directed by Deborah Warner and conducted by ENO’s Music Director, Edward Gardner. There are further performances on November 15, 18, 20 23, 25, 29 and December 3.
Amanda Echalaz has a busy year of opera ahead following Onegin. After the final performance she travels straight to Brussels where she will sing the title role in Strauss’s Salome at La Monnaie. She then performs the title role in Puccini’s Tosca for the Berlin Staatsoper and for Santa Fe Opera in the US. Diana Montague’s future engagements include roles for Garsington Opera, as well as Welsh National Opera and the Royal Opera House, in repertoire ranging from Handel to Offenbach.
Click here to watch a trailer for the production that features an interview with Amanda Echalaz.