Tchaikovsky classic revered by director, conductor of piece

onegin_cleveland.jpg[Original artwork by Barry Downard; Photo by Media Arts Group; Model Mark Tomasic]

Donald Rosenberg [Cleveland Plain Dealer, 16 October 2005]
Composers aren’t always totally smitten with their own music, which can be a good thing. Take Brahms, who threw out many of his early works, deeming them unworthy. Or Verdi, who revised several of his operas before he was satisfied.