The Metropolitan Opera: Rusalka Encore Synopsis
A mermaid trades her voice to a witch for a chance to win the heart of the human prince she loves.

Movie Reviews

Rulsalka

By cynthiaalice
As the Opera conductor said, anything Renee Fleming does turns to GOLD! She has it all. She's even a good actor. I was very moved even though we know it's a fairy tale. I've now seen it...

Rusalka

By livelyliz
I saw this Opera for the first & Renee Fleming was excellent, not only her voice was beautiful, her acting was also very good. The other singers were also very good. The background & the...

Renee Fleming is Outstanding!

By jacksoncsb
This opera has it all -- Ms. Fleming's acting and voice brought the music and the script out in such a way to be heart-renching. Everyone should hear her voice in this opera. The scenes were...

New twist on the typical tragedy of operas!

By mabianchi
Went to see Rusalka only because Renee Fleming was playing the lead role and I was not disappointed! I shy away from Russian opera because they are often dank and dark plots, but Dvorak's...

Rusalka

By cnordling
In my opinion, the Met Opera HD productions are always worth viewing. However, the sound in St Louis Park MN theater isn't what it should be. It is too soft and appears to come from the front...

Rusalka

By bustifer
Unfortunately, due to "technical difficulty" at the theater, the show was cancelled. We hope that a later date can be arranged or at least a performance in the summer. I had seen a previous...

Absolutely wonderful

By moodyjudy
Such a joy to watch this opera live from New York. Very strong orchestration very much a part of the opera. Great sets and always fun to watch behind the curtain during the breaks. But the best...

Live in HD at the Met

By billgreen2000
sound quality (which is paramount) and visuals (color washed out a great deal. Just look at the inside of the Met at intermission. All the seats, patrons, curtain are washed out) are not good...

I loved it!

By sjerseycraig
The music was beautiful and all of the singers excellent. Renee Fleming was great as usual. And Yannick was a passionate conductor -- it may be that opera is his forte. I am very glad I dragged...

Rusalka

By aakeith
Very interesting. I had not seen it before and enjoyed it immensely. Thank goodness for these filmed performances. I had to give up my season subscription years ago when The Met raised its prices...