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Civic Opera House
20 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from Barbara
5 events 1 review

Our experience was excellent. "Rusalka" is one of the most beautiful operas we have ever seen. The music is gorgeous, the story, for once, is logical, easy to follow and very moving, the singing (and acting) was first-rate, and the staging was...continued

reviewed Mar 04 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Christina Pfeifer
Red Velvet 2 events 1 review

So visually beautiful as well as sounded amazing!

reviewed Mar 10 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from egryska
47 events 27 reviews

excellent production. one of the best I have ever scene.

reviewed Mar 10 2014 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Ana María Martínez and Brandon Jovanovich triumphed in Rusalka 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.” _-The Independent _(London)
“Four stars … an event to be celebrated … powerful new production … thoughtfully conceived and brilliantly executed … Lyric’s Rusalka is what opera at the highest level is all about.” — Chicago Tribune
“One of the most powerful and involving productions of recent years … singers, conducting and orchestra as good as they get.” — _Chicago Sun-Times _


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

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