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Rulsalka

By cynthiaalice
Written February 13, 2014
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 twice!! Mostly to hear and watch Ms Fleming, but I thought the Prince was excellent as well. They were well-matched!
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Renee Fleming is Outstanding!

By jacksoncsb
Written February 13, 2014
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 outstanding, the supporting vocals superb -- there's nothing wrong with this production! Go. Go. Go.
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New twist on the typical tragedy of operas!

By mabianchi
Written February 13, 2014
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 imagination was key to the success of this score. The music is outstanding and the 3 lead characters were played by 3 seasoned performers. Having a nymph as the main character was a real twist, and it was difficult to watch Fleming in the second act perform without opening her mouth. If you are a Verdi snob, then try Rusalka and look beyond your comfort zone. It was fantastic. The 4+ hours flew by unnoticed.
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Rusalka

By livelyliz
Written February 14, 2014
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 costumes were exotic & blend with the story
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Absolutely wonderful

By moodyjudy
Written February 13, 2014
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 is the singing. All characters were very strong led by Renee Fleming. She is amazing. So much symbolism in the story. So powerful. Enjoyed every minute.
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