opera notebook

some operas I have seen on video

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades (1890)
Brussels, La Monnaie / De Munt, 2022

A mean game of cards
A mean game of cards

Visually and dramatically eccentric, but musically impressive, this Queen of Spades is a triumph for conductor Nathalie Stutzmann and the fine cast.