Ariadne Auf Naxos: Richard Strauss' Comic Greek Tragedy from Boston Lyric Opera
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The last date listed for Ariadne Auf Naxos was Tuesday March 23, 2010 / 7:30pm.
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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
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!