About the film
opera live performance
Release Date: June 29, 1992
|Director||:||Peter Maniura, Graham Vick|
|Writers||:||Alexander Pushkin, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Modest Tchaikovsky|
Filmed at the 1992 Glyndebourne Festival in Lewes, England, this production won unanimous critical acclaim for its innovative interpretation of Tchaikovsky's opera "Pique Dame" ("Queen of Spades"). Although sung in Russian, the production features English sopranos Felicity Palmer as the old countess and Nancy Gustafson as Lisa. Russian tenors Dimitri Kharitonov, Sergei Leiferkus and Yuri Marusin co-star.