Metropolitan Opera: Rusalka

Feb 20, 2017

Kristine Opolais in the title role and Eric Owens as the Water Sprite in Dvořák's Rusalka.
Credit Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

The 2016-17 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Kristine Opolais starring in her first Met broadcast of her breakthrough role, the title character in Dvořák’s Rusalka. The dark love story about a water nymph and a human man, derived in large part from Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid,” will also star Jamie Barton in her network role debut as the witch Ježibaba, with Katarina Dalayman as the Foreign Princess, Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince, and Eric Owens as Rusalka’s father, the Water Gnome. Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Listen LIVE on Classical IPR on Saturday, February 25 at 1pm ET.

LIBRETTO:

English only:http://www.opera-arias.com/dvorak/rusalka/libretto/english/ Original Czech:http://www.opera-arias.com/dvorak/rusalka/libretto/