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Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame

Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame

Vladimir Galouzine & Hasmik Papian, Stage Director: Lev Dodin

Orchestre et Choeurs de l’Opéra National de Paris, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

Quite mistakenly… Lev Dodin, the director of this version from Paris, has pulled the action as far back to the original story as he can manage. The price is the loss of most of the suspense,... More…

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Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame

  • Orchestre et Choeurs de l’Opéra National de Paris
  • Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
  • Stage Director: Lev Dodin, Vladimir Galouzine & Hasmik Papian
  • The opera deals with the destructive and isolating nature of an addiction to gambling. The filming is sensitive to both the perfectly composed set and the impressive acting. The director captures the claustrophobic atmosphere in the madhouse and the trapped situation of the main characters – trapped in love like Lisa, in obsession like Herman or in the past like the “Pique Dame”.