Rusalka

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Dvorák's Rusalka tells the tragic story of the water nymph who longs to walk on the ground as a human. Read More >

Dvorák’s Rusalka tells the tragic story of the water nymph who longs to walk on the ground as a human.

It draws on the richness of Czech mythology, mixing the supernatural and the mortal in this story of a nymph, a prince, a princess, a water goblin and a witch.

Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito’s contemporary interpretation sets Rusalka in a seedy backstreet world of today to throw into sharp relief the dark wit and darker emotions of the opera’s story of love, desire and despair.

This is Rusalka’s first ever staging by the Royal Opera.

Rusalka is sungin Czech with English surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 27/02/2012

Closing Night: 14/03/2012

Running time: 3h10

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Camilla Nylund, Petra Lang, Bryan Hymel, Agnes Zwierko, Alan Held, Daniel Grice, Gyula Orendt, Ilse Eerens, Anna Devin, Justina Gringyte, Madeleine Pierard

Creative

Director - Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito

Producer - Royal Opera

Choreographer - Altea Garrido

Conductor - Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Lighting Designer - Olaf Freese

Set Designer - Barbara Ehnes

Music By - Dvorák

ABOUT Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD