Dvorák's Dark Fairy Tale Rusalka From Lyric Opera of Chicago
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
- Ana María Martínez and Brandon Jovanovich triumphed in <em>Rusalka</em> at the 2009 Glyndebourne Festival.
- “When Martínez sings that ‘to suffer is to be alive’ -- you believe her. An intoxicating composite of Slavic darkness and Latin brilliance.” <em>--The Independent </em>(London)
- "Four stars ... an event to be celebrated ... powerful new production ... thoughtfully conceived and brilliantly executed ... Lyric's <em>Rusalka</em> is what opera at the highest level is all about." -- <a target="_blank" href="http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-79417002/"><em>Chicago Tribune</em></a>
- "One of the most powerful and involving productions of recent years ... singers, conducting and orchestra as good as they get." -- <a target="_blank" href="http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/25750742-421/singing-playing-as-good-as-it-gets-in-lyrics-rusalka.html"><em>Chicago Sun-Times </em></a>
Dvořák's Rusalka is a new production and a Lyric Opera premiere.
Approximate running time: 3h 30m
Rusalka: Ana María Martínez
Prince: Brandon Jovanovich
Jezibaba: Jill Grove
Vodnik: Eric Owens
Foreign Princess: Ekaterina Gubanova