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Boch Center Shubert Theatre
265 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
617-482-9393
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Charlotte
Review from Charlotte
55 events 19 reviews

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

reviewed Mar 17 2010 report as inappropriate
Carolyn
Review from Carolyn
17 events 13 reviews

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.

reviewed Mar 17 2010 report as inappropriate
strefalt
Review from strefalt
9 events 7 reviews

I'm not a regular opera-goer but used to go decades ago. This was an unusual opera--had I known the plot, I would have probably predicted that I would not like it--but I really enjoyed it.

reviewed Mar 23 2010 report as inappropriate
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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!

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