Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos

Katharina Thoma (stage director), Vladimir Jurowski (conductor) – With Soile Isokoski (Ariadne)...

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Katharina Thoma — Stage director
Julia Müer — Set designer
Irina Bartels — Costume designer
Olaf Winter — Lighting designer
Lucy Burge — Movement director
Thomas Allen — Music Master
William Relton — The Major-Domo
Frederick Long — Lackey
Stuart Jackson — Officer
Kate Lindsey — Composer
Sergey Skorokhodov — Tenor
Michael Wallace — Wigmaker
Laura Claycomb — Zerbinetta
Soile Isokoski — Prima Donna
Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke — Dancing Master

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Strauss’s madcap Ariadne auf Naxos, in which lowbrow comedy dukes it out with highbrow pathos, gets a hilarious and heartbreaking update in this production from the 2013 Glyndebourne Festival. Katharina Thoma directs a powerhouse cast, including Soile Isokoski as Ariadne, Kate Lindsey as the Composer, Laura Claycomb as the scene-stealing Zerbinetta, and Sergey Skorokhodov as Bacchus, backed by the world-class London Philharmonic Orchestra under maestro Vladimir Jurowski.

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Directed by:
François Roussillon
Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
Production date: 2014
Recording date: 2013
Duration: 2 h 1 min
Production: © Glyndebourne – François Roussillon et Associés – Mezzo