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Saturday, November 28, 2015 Permalink

At The Opera, Dvorak: Rusalka, November 28, 2015

  

Rusalka is an opera by Antonín Dvořák. The Czech libretto was written by the poet Jaroslav Kvapil based on the fairy tales of Karel Jaromír Erben and Božena Němcová. Rusalka is one of the most successful Czech operas, and represents a cornerstone of the repertoire of Czech opera houses.  A Rusalka is a water sprite from Slavic mythology, usually inhabiting a lake or river.

Rusalka – Gabriela Benackova

The Watersprite – Richard Novak

The Witch – Vera Soukupova     

The Prince – Wieslaw Ochman

Czech Phiharmonic – Vavlav Neumann - Conductor

Playlist

8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:07 p.m.
Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka BUY Czech Philharmonic; Vaclav Neumann, conductor
11:00 p.m.
11:13 p.m.
Puccini: Turnadot: Nessun Dorma BUY Jose Cura
11:16 p.m.
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Offenbach
11:22 p.m.
Jules Messenet: Werther: Pourquoi me revieller BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Jules Messenet
11:27 p.m.
Britten: Billy Budd: Look! ... Through The Port Come The Moonshine Astray! BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Britten
11:32 p.m.
Giacomo Puccini: Madama Butterfly: Un bel di vedreno BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Giacomo Puccini
11:36 p.m.
Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust: D'amour l'ardente flamme BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Berlioz
11:44 p.m.
Giacomo Puccini: TOSCA: E lucevan le stelle BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Giacomo Puccini
11:48 p.m.
Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: O soave faciulla BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Giacomo Puccini


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