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Great Performances at the Met

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Sat., July 30, 2016
11:00 am
(180 minutes)

Rusalka  

Renée Fleming stars in Dvorák's "Rusalka," about a water sprite who loves a human prince (Piotr Beczala). The cast also includes Dolora Zajickas as the witch Ježibaba; Emily Mageeas as Rusalka's rival; and John Relyea as Rusalka's father.

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Sat., August 6, 2016
11:00 am
(120 minutes)

Prince Igor  

Alexander Borodin's "Prince Igor," about a 12th-century Russian ruler (Ildar Abdrazakov) who defends his country against invading forces. The opera, which was unfinished at the time of Borodin's 1887 death, includes orchestrated passages by composer-conductor Pavel Smelkov. Soprano Oksana Dykain appears as Igor's wife, Yaroslavna; mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili plays the Polovtsian princess Konchakovna; and tenor Sergey Semishkur plays Igor's son, Vladimir Igorevich.