Never In New York

S2020 E29 | FULL EPISODE

The Queen of Spades Part 1

Stefan Herheim makes composer Tachikovsky a character in his own opera, "The Queen of Spades." In this 2016 production, we see Tchaikovsky on stage, writing the opera as it unfolds - and Herheim acknowledges Tchaikovsky's rumored homosexuality and alleged suicide. In this version, Tchaikovsky writes the three main characters as projections of his own inner turmoil. Part of Never in New York.

AIRED: May 20, 2020 | 1:44:08
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