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Ariadne auf Naxos, Glyndebourne (Review)

Ariadne Auf Naxos photo: Alistair MuirThe Major-Domo promises fireworks during the Prologue of Strauss and Hofmannsthal’s Ariadne auf Naxos. Katharina Thoma, the director of Glyndebourne’s new staging, drops a bombshell – actually several bombshells. Glyndebourne’s wartime history – as a refuge for evacuees – would seem to have chimed with the darker implications of the opera within – namely … [Read More]

Posted on 19/05/2013
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