The Met: Live in HD 2016-17 season presents a broadcast of Dvorák's Rusalka, presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, February 25. Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her international acclaim, Dvorák'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 Jezibaba.
Runtime 4 hr. 5 min.
Opened February 25th, 2017
Cast Sir Mark Elder, Kristine Opolais, Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Eric Owens
Directed By Mary Zimmerman
Written By Antonín Dvorák, Jaroslav Kvapil