Met Opera: RUSALKA22nd April, 2017
Kristine Opolais sings her first Met performances of the role that won her international acclaim, the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts a new staging of Dvořák’s fairy-tale opera directed by Mary Zimmerman, also starring Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince who captures Rusalka’s heart; Katarina Dalayman as her rival, the Foreign Princess; Eric Owens as the Water Sprite, Rusalka’s father; and Jamie Barton as the duplicitous witch Ježibaba.
Music: Antonin Dvořák
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Production: Mary Zimmerman
Cast: Kristine Opolais, Karina Dalayman, Eric Owens, Jamie Barton