Jake Gardner | Eugene Opera Gives Jaw-Dropping Performance of ‘Eugene Onegin’
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Eugene Onegin - Eugene Opera - Jill & Jake Gardner

Eugene Opera Gives Jaw-Dropping Performance of ‘Eugene Onegin’

Posted by Julie in Eugene Opera, News, Review 12 Mar 2016

“Eugene Opera… met and surpassed all of this reviewer’s expectations at the premiere on Friday night. Rather than merely managing this opera, each and every performer presented a jaw-dropping, tear-jerking, stellar production worthy of the best opera houses in the country, let alone the Hult Center…

…The true love story of the night, however, was between Jill and Jake Gardner, husband and wife in real life and in the opera. Jake Gardner’s return to Eugene Opera struck a different tone from the sinister and dark characters of last season. His rich and emotive voice as Prince Gremin proved hypnotic and endearing, lending an immediacy to the character that often is overshadowed by his melodic aria.”

Excerpts from the review by Alison Kaufman (The Register Guard)
Read the full review at The Register Guard