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Pittsburgh Opera - Rusalka

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October 9 - 17, 2021

...an intensely Czech-feeling work: Czech folklore, folk music, even folk instrumentation, ring through this superbly crafted score

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Why See Pittsburgh Opera - Rusalka?

Classical & Opera

Dvorak's Darky Beautiful Fairytale Opera

Before the Little Mermaid, there was Antonin Dvorak's Rusalka, a Slavic fairy fable about an ethereal water nymph that chooses a life on land to win over her true love, the Prince. Brought to vivid life by Dvorak's exquisite melodies and the evocative language of Czech poet Jaroslav Kvapil, the Pittsburgh Opera presents a brand new production conducted by the ensemble's music director designate Antony Walker and directed by respected opera maker Kristine McIntyre (Moby Dick, Dead Man Walking).

What is Rusalka About?

Russian soprano Ekaterina Siurina dazzles in the titular role of the water spirit alongside American tenor Evan LeRoy Johnson as her lover. When Rusalka falls in love with the very much human prince after spying him hunting around her lake home, she tells her father of her plans to become human to embrace him. He tells her it's not a good idea, but ultimately supports her, sending her to a witch and ultimately her doom...

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Dates

Opening night: 9 October 2021

Audience

Sung in Czech, with English supertitles projected above the stage at all performances

Run time

2 hours, 30 mins to 3 hours, 30 mins TBC

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