Opernhaus Zürich Announces Cast Change for ‘Eugene Onegin’

By Francisco Salazar

The Opernhaus Zürich has announced a cast change for “Eugene Onegin.”

The company said that Ekaterina Sannikova will replace Anita Hartig as Tatiana in the opera.

The Ukrainian soprano recently performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in a production of “Tosca,” Oper im Steinbruch in a production of “Nabucco”, and Teatro Massimo di Bellini in a production of “Tosca.” She graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory and was a fellow of the Atkins Young Artists Program at the Mariinsky Theatre.

Sannikova joins a cast that includes Rachael Wilson, Irène Friedli, Igor Golovatenko, Benjamin Bernheim, Vitalij Kowaljow, and Brent Michael Smith. Gianandrea Noseda conducts the production by Barrie Kosky.

“Eugene Onegin” is set open onFeb. 10 to March 1, 2023.