"Ariadne auf Naxos", from 21 to 30 June 2024 at the Teatro La Fenice Venice, is an opera by Richard Strauss with a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The plot revolves around the preparations for an opera performance on the island of Naxos, which are affected by unexpected events.
In this captivating opera by Richard Strauss, two groups of artists merge in an extraordinary performance. Sara Jakubiak embodies the tragic Ariadne, who is plagued by her lost love for Theseus. John Matthew Myers brings the god of vines and ecstasy to the stage as Bacchus.
Olga Pudova plays the role of Zerbinetta, who, as the leading comedian, stimulates the laughing muscles of the audience with her sparkling charm and her virtuoso singing skills. Markus Werba takes on the role of the music teacher who upholds the art and gets into conflict with the other artists. Paolo Antognetti embodies the steward who organizes the performance and pulls the strings. Anna Lucia Richter portrays the composer who creates his music with passion and dedication.
The cast will use their outstanding vocal and acting skills to transport viewers into the fascinating world of “Ariadne auf Naxos”. The Teatro La Fenice offers the perfect setting for this opera, which immerses the audience in a magical atmosphere with its magnificent stage design and elaborate costumes.
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