ROYAL OPERA: THE QUEEN OF SPADES
(NR) - 3 hr. 30 min.
The penniless soldier Gherman has fallen in love with Liza, even though she is engaged to his friend Yeletsky. Gherman learns that Liza's grandmother the Countess knows a winning three-card formula. Gherman determines to wrest the secret from the Countess, gain a fortune through gambling and marry Liza.
Directed by Stefan Herheim; Starring Aleksandrs Antonenko, Vladimir Stoyanov, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Felicity Palmer, John Lundgren, Alexander Kravets.