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The Queen of Spades

Opera: Work details

Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Librettist: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Librettist: Modest Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Work definition: Opera in three acts
Title notes: Russian title: 'Pikovaya dama'
After: After the novella 'Pikovaya dama' by Alexander Pushkin
Language: Russian
World premiere: 1890, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
ROH premiere: 21 December 1950, Covent Garden Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 21 December 1950, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
The Queen of Spades (1950) Covent Garden Opera Company (14 performances online)
The Queen of Spades (2001) The Royal Opera (19 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
1 December 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
1 December 1993 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
5 July 2000 Evening 7.30pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London