19:30, Wed 26th November 2008 at Cambridge Arts Theatre
Michaelmas Week 7
Performed in English.
She is the mermaid forbidden to mix with mortals. He is the handsome prince for whom she risks everything. Together they embark on a love affair that sees her sacrifice her home and her immortality. Dvorak’s rapturous score, presented here in an acclaimed chamber version, is crowned by the poignant “Song to the Moon”.
A new production by James Conway and associate director Tom Daley, conducted by Alex Ingram, with designs by Paul Wills. Donna Bateman (Susannah, ETO Spring 2008) sings the title role, with Richard Roberts as the Prince, Fiona Kimm as Ježibaba, Camilla Roberts as the Foreign Princess.