Session I—Straight from the Opera Singer’s Mouth
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 6-7pm
• Jill Grove (Ježibaba in Rusalka) will talk about what it’s like to be an opera singer, what’s so great about opera, how she feels about Rusalka, and what to watch/listen for at the show.
Session II—Exploring Rusalka
Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 6-7pm
• A spirited tour of the music and story with Lyric's audience education manager Jesse Gram.
Session III—Behind the Scenes
Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6-7pm
• Lyric's Technical Design Manager Val Walz talks about the new Rusalka production and leads a tour of the production areas backstage.
Interested in seeing Rusalka after your Lyric Uncorked experience?
Register for Lyric Uncorked and you'll receive a promo code to enjoy $39 balcony or $59 main floor tickets on the Rusalka date of your choice! (Maximum of 4 tickets. Discount not retroactive to previously purchased tickets and subject to availability.)
Registration also includes FREE admission to the Rusalka Discovery Series on Wednesday, February 12.
Pricing and Tickets
• Space is limited and reservations are required. Admission is $65 for all three sessions. Sessions not sold separately. Click here to reserve.
All events are at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive.
Enter through the opera house doors at the south end of the block.
*Discount not retroactive to previously purchased tickets, non-transferable, and subject to availability.
Photos: Bill Cooper, Jaclyn Simpson Photography
Antonín Dvořák at his romantic best as dark swirling under-currents blend seamlessly with entrancing melodies.
A witch grants a water nymph mortality so she can marry the prince she adores. But if he's unfaithful, their souls are damned for eternity. And damned they are in this darkly sensual fairytale.
Read an interview with Lyric's own Rusalka, Ana María Martínez, on her character.
Cast and creative team:
Ana María Martínez
1st Wood Nymph
2nd Wood Nymph
3rd Wood Nymph
Anthony Clark Evans†
Sir Andrew Davis
Sir David McVicar
† current member, Ryan Opera Center
† † alumnus/ alumna, Ryan Opera Center