Conductor Jiří Bĕlohlávek, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Glyndebourne Chorus
Cast Ana María Martínez, Brandon Jovanovich, Larissa Diadkova, Mischa Schelomianski, Tatiana Pavlovskaya
A recording of the rapturously received new production from the 2009 Festival, Rusalka was the first opera by Dvořák to be staged at Glyndebourne. Conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek, this recording captures vibrant lyric soprano Ana María Martínez making her Glyndebourne and role debut, alongside charismatic Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince.
"…the best issue from the Glyndebourne archive to date….An unmissable classic." -The Sunday Times
Awards/Reviews The Sunday Times, CD of the Week and 5*, The Sunday Telegraph magazine, 5*, BBC Music Magazine, Editor’s Choice, 5*, nominated for best CD 2010 award, BBC Music Magazine, Best Sellers chart, The Daily Telegraph, 4*, Financial Times, 4*, The Guardian, 4/5*, BBC Radio 3 CD Review, Classic FM magazine, 4*, 5* in Diapason magazine
Recorded live at Glyndebourne in August 2009
3 CD set, total playing time 149 minutes
Sung in the original Czech. Booklet contains full libretto and English translation, and synopses in English, French and German.