Opera

Dvořák's Rusalka

Christof Loy (stage director), Ivor Bolton (conductor) — With Asmik Grigorian (Rusalka), Eric Cutler (The Prince), Karita Mattila (Cizi Knezna)...

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Cast

Christof Loy — Stage director
Johannes Leiacker — Set designer
Ursula Renzenbrink — Costume designer
Bernd Purkrabek — Lighting designer
Klevis Elmazaj — Choreographer
Asmik Grigorian — Rusalka
Eric Cutler — The Prince
Karita Mattila — The Foreign Princess
Maxim Kuzmin-Karavaev — Vodnik
Katarina Dalayman — Ježibaba
Sebastià Peris — Lovec
Manel Esteve — Hajny
Juliette Mars — Kuchtik
Julietta Aleksanyan — First Nymph
Rachel Kelly — Second Nymph
Alyona Abramova — Third Nymph

Program notes

Witness Dvořák’s beloved and engrossing opera Rusalka from the stage of Madrid’s Teatro Real! A successful production requires a highly gifted soprano, and the mesmerizing Asmik Grigorian is more than up to the challenge, bringing vibrant life to the title role as Eric Cutler and Karita Mattila step smoothly into the royal personas of prince and princess. The music of Dvořák’s masterwork is expertly conducted by Ivor Bolton, while Christof Loy’s stage direction and scenography by Johannes Leiacker beautifully complement Klevis Elmazaj's expert choreography.

Photo: Asmik Grigorian © Monika Rittershaus

More info

Venue: Teatro Real de Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
Production date: 2020
Duration: 3 h 2 min
Production: © Teatro Real & Calle Carmen with the participation of RTVE, mezzo, medici.tv
Available subtitle(s): EN, FR, ES
Resolution: Full HD

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Wednesday, February 25, 2026