Rusalka (Dvořák), 2019

Rusalka (Dvořák), 2019

Rusalka is the Opera of the Month for May 2022.

Inspired by The Little Mermaid, Rusalka offers a poignant reimagining of the classic fairy tale.

Extra content - Rusalka: explore with Alexandra
Opera Specialist Alexandra Coghlan talks to historian Marina Warner and cultural historian Gavin Plumley to dive into the musical waters of Dvořák's fairytale opera.

Photo: Tristram Kenton

Rusalka (Dvořák), 2019
  • Rusalka (Dvořák)

    What would you sacrifice for love?

    Water-nymph Rusalka is in love with a handsome Prince who comes each day to bathe in her forest pool. But if she wants to win him she must risk everything, giving up not only her immortality but also her voice.

    Inspired by The Little Mermaid, Rusalka offers a ...

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  • Rusalka: explore with Alexandra

    Opera Specialist Alexandra Coghlan talks to historian Marina Warner and cultural historian Gavin Plumley to dive into the musical waters of Dvořák's fairytale opera.