Notes & Reviews:
Dvorak's enchanting fairytale of the water-nymph Rusalka has been a signature role for Renée Fleming for the past 25 years.
The Gramophone Classical Music Guide writes: "Renée Fleming's tender and heartwarming account of Rusalka's Song to the Moon reflects the fact that the role of the lovelorn water nymph, taken by her in a highly successful production at the MET in New York, has become one of her favourites."
Here at last in sumptuous HD is that MET production by the late Günther Schneider-Siemssen and directed by Otto Schenk.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts with sensitivity and urgency.
New York Times
The strong supporting cast includes Piotr Beczala wonderful as the Prince, his tenor elegant and impassioned.
Run Time: 180 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
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Works DetailsAntonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Rusalka
- Performers: Piotr Beczala; Renée Fleming; Emily Magee; John Relyea; Dolora Zajick
- Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
- Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
- Period Time: Romantic
- Form: Opera/Operetta
- Studio/Live: Live