This Week at Lincoln Center: “Rusalka”

Clip: Season 2017 Episode 70 | 1m 6s

The Metropolitan Opera presents a new production of Dvo?ák’s haunting fairy tale “Rusalka,” with Kristine Opolais in the title role. This dark love story between a human being and a water spirit is largely inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” The production, which includes Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince and Jamie Barton as the swamp witch Ježibaba, runs through March 2nd.

Aired: 02/09/17

Rating: NR

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