Ariadne auf Naxos

Aix en Provence - Art lyrique - Opéra - July 4th, 6th, 9th, 11th, 14th and 16th at 10pm

Opera in one act preceded by a prologue. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. First performed the 4th October 1916 in Vienna.

Behind the scenes, the richest man in Vienna has commissioned an opera seria from a young composer, as well as inviting a troupe of commedia dell'arte actors... but as the performance must end at 9 pm precisely to be followed by a fireworks, he orders all the artists to perform... simultaneously! Stage-side, the frivolous Zerbinetta tries to convince the tragic Ariadne that the men involved are interchangeable – because they are all the same! Between fidelity and metamorphosis, Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal's third collaboration is more than a tribute to Molière or Mozart it is a chamber opera as impertinent as it is irresistible, one that has emerged through the decades unscathed. Their Ariadne auf Naxos returns to the Théâtre de l'Archevêché for a new production by resident director Katie Mitchell, conducted by Marc Albrecht.

Conductor : Marc Albrecht. Stage Director : Katie Mitchell.

Théâtre de l'Archevêché. Sung in German with French and English surtitles / 2 hours and 50 minutes including one interval.

Entrée from 9 to 270

This event is being held as part of: Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2018

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Organiser

    Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

    Palais de l'ancien Archevêché
    Place Des Martyrs de la Résistance

    13100 Aix en Provence

  • Lieux

    Archevêché theater
    Palais de l'ancien Archevêché
    28 place Des Martyrs de la Résistance

    13100 Aix en Provence

  • Phone

    • 08 20 92 29 23
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