Based on De la Motte's 'Undine' Rusalka is a water sprite who becomes human so that she can marry a prince, only to find that he is unfaithful. First performed in the National Theatre, Prague on 31st March 1901Performers Maria Porubcinova (Rusalka), Natasha Jouhl (Rusalka - Oct 8/13/26/ Nov 2/9/14/21/28), Peter Berger (Prince), Ladislav Elgr (Prince - Oct 8/13/26 Nov 2/9/14/21/28), Tatiana Pavlovskaya (Foreign Princess), Mischa Schelomianski (Vodnik), Anne Mason (Jezibaba), Evgenya Sotnikova (1st Nymph), Michaela Kapustova (2nd Nymph), Robert Poulton (Gamekeeper).
Music Dvorak. Lyrics Jaroslav Kvapil. Company Glyndebourne Touring Opera. Company Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra. Company Glyndebourne Chorus. Conductor Jakub Hrusa. Conductor Leo McFall (Nov 14/23). Director Melly Still. Design Rae Smith. Lighting Paule Constable. Director Rick Nodine (movement).