Glyndebourne Festival - Ariadne auf Naxos Reviews
19 April 2021
Angela Brower (Composer)
A.J. Glueckert (Bacchus), Avery Amereau (Dryad), Hyesang Park (Naiad), Ruzan Mantashyan (Echo)
Erin Morley (Zerbinetta), Ensemble
Lise Davidsen (Ariadne), Nicholas Folwell (Major-Domo)

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Ariadne auf Naxos

Glyndebourne Festival


No. of reviews: 11

Strauss’s masterpiece emerges mysterious and suggestive
18 Jul 17 / Independent
Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen takes a while to relax, but her voice seemingly knows no limits
1 Jul 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
A dazzling newcomer at Glyndebourne
1 Jul 17 / The Observer
An evening that prevails despite, rather than because of, the staging
29 Jun 17 / Music OMH
The return of Katharina Thoma's controversial staging of Strauss's opera
28 Jun 17 / What's on Stage
Wonderful music; sensational singing; bewildering opera
28 Jun 17 / Express
Keep calm and carry on singing: love and art overcome wartime adversity in Glyndebourne’s Ariadne
27 Jun 17 / Bachtrack
Glyndebourne's wartime Ariadne auf Naxos
27 Jun 17 / Opera Today
Lise Davidsen is imperious in Katharina Thoma’s comic and profound Ariadne auf Naxos
27 Jun 17 / Seen and Heard
The mighty voice of up-and-coming soprano Lise Davidsen turns this revival of a misjudged production into a remarkable event
27 Jun 17 / The Times
Ingenious staging mixes comedy with the mythic
26 Jun 17 / Evening Standard
Production details
Cast
Davidsen, Brower/Hipp, Morley, Glueckert, Allen, Laurenz, Bürger, Piolino, Miroslaw, Günther
(c) Meister (d) Thoma
Performance dates
25, 28 June, 1, 4, 7, 9, 14, 16, 19, 23, 27 August 2017
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