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Rusalka is a 1901 opera by Antonín Dvořák. The Czech libretto was written by the poet Jaroslav Kvapil.

The original text

Based on the fairy tales of Karel Jaromír Erben and Božena Němcová.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2006: Presented by Cape Town Opera (25 February – 4 March)


Wayne Muller. 2018. A reception history of opera in Cape Town: Tracing the development of a distinctly South African operatic aesthetic (1985–2015). Unpublished PhD thesis.

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