Thursday, May 31, 2007

What's on TV Tonight? Eugene Onegin and Hermitage-niks

The Hermitage Museum & Pushkin's Eugene OneginGoogle Search: Hermitage & Eugene Onegin
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Is it a coincidence what's on tv tonight?
Eugene Onegin and the Hermitage.
Sounds like Russian Ark?
Sokuroviana, the Metropolitan Opera?
It is the best treat for me
In Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
It's Русский Ковчег, Russkiy Kovcheg

channel tvo: 10:00pm
Hermitage-niks: A Passion for the Hermitage
Episode: Empty Frames
Olga (76) is head of museum maintenance. This unofficial czarina of the Hermitage runs her department with a firm hand and is forever marked by the Second World War when she and the Hermitage-niks saved the artworks from the mortality of war. But art was also their savior in times of hunger and cold.

channel wned: 8:00pm
Great Performances at the Met: Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky's “Eugene Onegin,” starring Renée Fleming as Tatiana, a young Russian who's rebuffed by the object of her affection, Eugene Onegin (Dmitri Hvorostovsky). Years later, after she has married a prince (Sergei Aleksashkin), the two meet again.

artjunction links:

Hermitage-niks by Aliona van der Horst

Canadian Friends of the Hermitage: Winter Lectures

Experience the Met live at Your Local Movie Theatre

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