Antonín Dvořák



Lyrical opera in three acts performed in Czech
Czech/German subtitles

The new SND building, Opera and Ballet hall
20. 12. 2022 11:00 h - 14:10 h

Schedule of performances

Friday 12. 5. 2023
19:00 h 22:10 h
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Sunday 14. 5. 2023
17:00 h 20:10 h
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Tuesday 16. 5. 2023
11:00 h 14:10 h
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Dvořák’s Rusalka is far from merely a romantic fairy-tale. Quite on the contrary: it unveils plenty of prima facie inconspicuous symbolic and psychological implications. It depicts the fight between honesty and hypocrisy and betrayal, as well as the eternal struggle between light and darkness, or the dream of eternity and the reality of mortality. The lead character may be a water fairy, yet her heart is filled with deep human emotions – longing and love. She is forever alone – having to make her own decisions and to face their tragic consequences. Dvořák’s opera is full of radiant music beauty. It is one of the stage pieces that speak to every spectator seeking an answer to the most pressing questions of life.

Running time: 3 hrs 10 mins with two interval

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Production Team

Musical Preparation Ondrej Olos
Conductor Martin Leginus
Directed by Martin Kákoš
Stage design Milan Ferenčík
Choreography Jaroslav Moravčík


Cudzia kňažná Katarína Hano Flórová
Vodník Jozef Benci
Prvá lesná žienka Andrea Vizvári
Druhá lesná žienka Adriana Banásová
Tretia lesná žienka Terézia Kružliaková