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Dvorak's Rusalka

Dvorak's Rusalka: From the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Louise Fryer presents a performance of Dvorak's Rusalka, in its first fully-staged production there.

Dvořak's Rusalka
Presented by Louise Fryer

Tonight's Opera on 3 is a recording of the Royal Opera's first fully staged production of Dvořak's Rusalka. In a radical interpretation by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito, Dvořak's "lyric fairytale" stars Finnish soprano Camilla Nylund in the title role and Yannick Nezet-Seguin makes his Royal Opera debut conducting the late Romantic score, which features the celebrated aria "Song to the Moon".

Rusalka.....Camilla Nylund (Soprano)
Vodnik, Spirit Of The Lake.....Alan Held (Baritone)
Prince.....Brian Hymel (Tenor)
Foreign Princess.....Petra Lang (Mezzo-Soprano)
Jezibaba.....Agnes Zwierko (Mezzo-Soprano)

Voice Of Huntsman.....Daniel Grice (Bass Baritone)
Gamekeeper.....Gyula Orendt (Baritone)
Kitchen Boy.....Ilse Eerens (Soprano)
Wood Nymph.....Anna Devin (Soprano)
Wood Nymph.....Madeleine Pierard (Soprano)
Wood Nymph.....Justina Gringyte (Mezzo-Soprano)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor.....Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

3 hours, 30 minutes