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Opera on 3


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Rusalka Renee Fleming sings the title role in this concert performance, live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, of Dvorak's opera about the water nymph who falls in love with a mortal. The presenter is Martin Handley. and Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras Act
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Bel Canto and Beyond Susannah Clapp talks to author Ann Patchett about the central idea in her novel Bel Canto of music as a language that crosses all boundaries. Reader Theresa Gallagher.
8.15 Act 2
9.05 Twenty Minutes Martin Handley discusses the background to Dvorak's opera with Jan Smaczny.
9.25 Act 3


Unknown: Rusalka Renee Fleming
Unknown: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Talks: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Ann Patchett
Unknown: Bel Canto
Reader: Theresa Gallagher.
Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: Jan SmacZny.
Rusalka: Renee Reming(soprano)
Foreign Princess: Eva Urbanova (soprano)
Prince: Sergei Larin (tenor)
Jezibaba the Witch: Larissa Diadkova (mezzo)
Spirit of the Lake: Franz Hawlata( Bass)
Voice of a Huntsman: Grant Doyle (baritone)
Forester: Donald Maxwell (baritone)
Kitchen Boy: Alice Coote (mezzo)
Wood nymphs: Ailish Tynan (sopranos)
Wood nymphs: Tove Dahlberg (mezzo)

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