Eugene Onegin, Royal Opera House, London

By Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 12 August 2010]
The Bolshoi Ballet has dazzled London audiences with its jumps, leaps and spins, and returned to Moscow. Now it is the turn of the Bolshoi Opera, which is following in its footsteps for a short run of four performances of the company’s 2006 production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin – the one that caused such a furore back home.