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 1901 Sung in Czech with English supertitles.Performers Ana Maria Martinez (Rusalka), Brandon Jovanovich (Prince), Tatiana Pavlovskaya (Foreign Princess), Mikhail Schelomianski (Vodnik), Larissa Diadkova (Jezibaba), Natasha Jouhl (1st Nymph), Barbara Senator (2nd Nymph), Elodie Mechain (3rd Nymph), Diana Axentil (Kitchen Boy), Alasdair Elliott (Gamekeeper).
Music Dvorak. Lyrics Jaroslav Kvapil. Producer Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Conductor Jiri Belohlavek. Director Melly Still. Design Rae Smith. Lighting Paule Constable. Director Rick Nodine (movement). Other Thomas Blunt (Chorus Master). Company Glyndebourne Chorus.