The Met: Rusalka (Dvorak)

This definitive example of late Romanticism is Dvořák’s only opera to gain an international following to date

February 26

@1:00 p.m. (encore) and 6:00 p.m. (encore)

$30 | $25 Seniors | $5 Children/Students
Estimated Run Time: 3 hours & 40 minutes


Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvořák’s fairy-tale opera about the tragic water nymph Rusalka. Sir Mark Elder conducts Mary Zimmerman’s new staging, which also stars Brandon Jovanovich as the human prince who captures Rusalka’s heart; Katarina Dalayman as Rusalka’s rival, the Foreign Princess; Eric Owens as the Water Sprite, Rusalka’s father; and Jamie Barton as the duplicitous witch Ježibaba.

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