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Feb. 01 2014

02/08/14 – Rusalka – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Rusalka by Antonin Dvorak
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil

Sung in Czech
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 45 min. with 2 intermissions.


The great Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvorák’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Tenor Piotr Beczala co-stars as the Prince, Dolora Zajick is Ježibaba, and dynamic young maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium.


Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Rusalka: Renée Fleming
Foreign Princess: Emily Magee
Ježibaba: Dolora Zajick
Prince: Piotr Beczala
Water Sprite: John Relyea

Production: Otto Schenk
Set Designer: Günther Schneider-Siemssen
Costume Designer: Sylvia Strahammer
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Choreographer: Carmen de Lavallade

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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