Opera Arlington proudly presents Rusalka, Dvořák's fairytale masterpiece!
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, this magical tale will transport you into a fantasy forest, where a water nymph yearns for the love of a human prince, and an evil witch plots her downfall. But is it the witch's curse that will bring her demise, or the fickleness of the human heart?
Immerse yourself in Antonín Dvořák's breathtaking melodies and witness a cast of DFW's opera stars in this monumental Czech opera from the year 1900. Presented with Jaroslav Kvapil's original Czech text with English supertitles, this production will be performed with chamber orchestra (arranged by Michael Withers), conducted by Jason Lim and directed by Eliza Escalante.
🇨🇿 Performed in the original Czech with English supertitles.
🎻 Presented with chamber orchestra conducted by Jason Lim.
⏱ Duration: approx. 2 hours, plus one 15-minute intermission