Ariadne auf Naxos

R. Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos opera to libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Directed 2012 by Philippe Arlaud at the Baden-Baden Festival. Stars René Fleming (Ariadne/Primadonna), Eike Wilm Schutte (Ein Musikleher), Sophie Koch (Der Komponist), Robert Dean Smith (Bacchus/Der Tenor), and Jane Archibald (Zerbinetta). Christian Thielemann directs the Staatskapelle Dresden. Set and lighting design by Philippe Arlaud; costume design by Andrea Uhmann; directed for TV by Brian Large. Released 2013. Grade: Help!

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