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Ariadne auf Naxos (DVD) - Glyndebourne

Item# 809478011354

Ariadne auf Naxos (DVD) - Glyndebourne
Composer: Richard Strauss
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2014
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Director: Katharina Thoma
Thomas Allen
Soile Isokoski
Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Label: BBC/Opus
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Korean
Region: All Regions
Run Time: 142 minutes

Director Katharina Thoma sets this Glyndebourne production of Richard Strauss’s opera in a country house before and during the Second World War, with a cast is led by Thomas Allen and Soile Isokoski.

Extra features include When Two Worlds Collide, Thomas Allen at Glyndebourne, Vladimir Jurowski on his final production as Music Director, and a cast gallery. This production was recorded live at Glyndebourne in March 2013.

“…a terrific evening of onstage entertainment. For any Strauss lover absolute must.’’ -

 ‘‘Everything fits superbly and the production captures the fragility of happiness and the undertow of melancholy better than any I can remember.’’- The Evening Standard

‘‘Conductor Vladimir Jurowski ends his 13-year reign as music director by drawing sumptuous Straussian playing from the London Philharmonic Orchestra.’’
- The Daily Mail


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