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Glyndebourne

Ariadne auf Naxos

Series 1

Ariadne auf Naxos

Glyndebourne’s wartime history as a home for evacuee children is the ingenious context for a new production of this unclassifiable entertainment in which low comedy and high tragedy compete for our attention, ‘borne aloft by Strauss’s divine music and Hofmannsthal’s visionary poetry’. At the centre of this production from Katharina Thoma is the noble, tragic figure of the abandoned Ariadne herself, in a haunting performance from Soile Isokoski, ‘with brilliant support from the pit’ (The Independent).

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  • Music Master: Thomas Allen
  • Ariadne: Soile Isokoski
  • Composer: Kate Lindsey
  • Zerbinetta: Laura Claycomb
  • Harlequin: Dmitri Vargin
  • Bacchus: Sergey Skorokhodov
  • Scaramuccio: James Kryshak
  • Truffaldino: Torben Jürgens
  • Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra