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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 17 2010

Again we thought the Boston Lyric Opera staged a wonderful performance of Ariadne Auf Naxos. The voices were beautiful and powerful and the staging and costumes were creative.

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12 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 12 2010

I'd see the opera again if done by the Met. The lead male was not up to the women.

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11 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 17 2010

This is a very unusual opera: part spoof and part serious. The staging and singing are excellent. From a plot standpoint, the first act and beginning of the second act are wonderful. The spoof part is forgotten by Strauss toward the end of the...continued

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Website

http://www.blo.org/2009-2010_ariadne.html

Description

Backstage egos and archetypes collide when an unseen producer makes changes to an opera just before the curtain rises. This opera within an opera juxtaposes comedy and lost love and is rife with rich textures and ravishing melody. It’s the feel-good Greek tragedy of the season!

About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Lyric Opera

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is New England's most popular opera company. Founded in 1976, BLO is recognized for its artistically excellent productions of a diverse repertoire that entertain and inspire audiences and which feature emerging operatic talent. Its mainstage productions at The Citi Shubert Theatre, live broadcasts on WGBH radio and its traveling production of a fully staged, one-hour English version of a popular opera for schools and families reach some 200,000 people a year.