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Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos DVD (Vienna Philharmoniker)

Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos DVD (Vienna Philharmoniker)

The acclaimed Salzburg Festival production featuring Jonas Kaufmann, Emily Magee and Elena Moşuc.
£14.99

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'The original, longer version of the opera was played, but instead of Hofmannsthal's adaptation of Moliére's Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Bechtolf has devised a fascinating entertainment that incorporates drama, most of Strauss's delectable score, and dance. It incorporates elements of Moliére's play and text from the later prologue, with which he and Strauss salvaged their hybrid flop to produce the masterpiece we know today. In the abstract, it might sound rarefied, but in the theatre, it proved entrancing'. The Sunday Times

 

Composer: Richard Strauss

Ariadne: Emily Magee

Zerbinetta: Elena Moşuc

Bacchus: Jonas Kaufmann

A Shepherdess: Eva Liebau

A Shepherd: Marie-Claude Chappuis

A Singer: Eleonora Buratto

Harlequin: Gabriel Bermúdez

 

Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductor: Daniel Harding

Stage Director: Sven-Eric Bechtolf

Set Designer: Rolf Glittenberg

Costume Designer: Marianne Glittenberg

Choreography: Heinz Spoerli

Lighting: Jürgen Hoffmann

Video Director: Hannes Rossacher

 

Picture: 16:9

Running Time: 192 mins

Sound: PCM 2.0 / DTS Surround

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/SP/KO/CH

Region code: 0

Format: NTSC 

Year: 2012

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Current Repertory > Ariadne auf Naxos

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