ROYAL OPERA: THE QUEEN OF SPADES
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.