About the film
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Tchaikovsky : The Queen of Spades - Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
Release Date: June 30, 2010
|Production Companies||:||Opus Arte|
|Director||:||Pietro d'Agostino, Gilbert Deflo|
|Writers||:||Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky|
Obsessive in gambling and in love, the soldier Hermann is the protagonist of Tchaikovskys Pique Dame, based on a story by Pushkin. He is smitten with the aristocratic Lisa and fixated on learning the winning secret of the three cards from her grandmother, the Countess, played by iconic contralto Ewa Podles. This opulent production from Barcelonas Liceu captures St Petersburg in the era of Catherine the Great, while the houses Music Director Michael Boder conducts a large and impressive cast. Recorded at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 30th June & 1st July 2010.