Academy of Vocal Arts Announces ‘Eugene Onegin’ Production

By David Salazar

The Academy of Vocal Arts has announced its upcoming production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin.”

The showcase, which will take place on Jan. 22-29, 2022 at the Academy of Vocal Art’s Helen Corning Warden Theater, will be directed by Richard Troxell. José Meléndez will perform at the piano while Dr. Julia Zavadsky will be on hand as the Russian coach.

Taking on the title role will be Benjamin Dickerson and Titus Muzi. As Tatiana, audiences will see Lydia Grindatto and Emily Margevich while the role of Olga will be interpreted by Anne Marie Stanley and Chelsea Laggan. Luke Norvell and Zachary Rioux will share the role of Lensky and Peter Barber and Griffen Hogan Tracy will alternate as Gremin.

Finally, Monique Galvão will appear as Larina, Angel Gomez will be Triquet, Alice Chung will be Filippyevna, and Eric Delagrange will be Zaretski.