16th April

Concert will begin at 23:30 hours GMT

Met's encore stream: Dvork's 'Rusalka' with Opolais, Dalayman, Barton and Jovanovich from New York

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Dvorák's 'Rusalka' is an opera ('lyric fairy tale'). The Czech libretto was written by the poet Jaroslav Kvapil, based on the fairy tales of Karel Jaromír Erben and Bozena Nemcová. Three wood-sprites tease the Water-Goblin, ruler of the lake. Rusalka, the Water-Goblin's daughter, tells her father she has fallen in love with a human Prince who comes to hunt around the lake, and she wants to become human to embrace him.

Rusalka: Kristine Opolais.
Foreign Princess: Katarina Dalayman.
Jezibaba: Jamie Barton.
Prince: Brandon Jovanovich.
Water Sprite: Eric Owens.
Gamekeeper: Alan Opie.
Kitchen Boy: Daniela Mack.

Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Elder.

Recorded 25 February 2017.

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