Dvorák: Rusalka ()

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Given Dvorák's generous melodic gifts, his warmly lush musical language, and a dramatically engaging romantic plot, it's surprising that Rusalka, written at the turn of the twentieth century, has taken so long to begin to move into the repertoire of opera houses beyond Eastern Europe. The story is essentially a Slavic version of Hans Christian Andersen's "Little Mermaid": a sea creature falls in love with a mortal prince, with tragic consequences. Dvorák's rhapsodically lyrical vocal writing is evident not only in the opera ...

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Dvorák: Rusalka
2006, Opera D'Oro

UPC: 723721200855

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