Strauss, Richard Ariadne auf Naxos DVD (2013)

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Director Katharina Thoma

Conductor Vladimir Jurowski, the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Cast Soile Isokoski, Laura Claycomb, Sergey Skorokhodov, Thomas Allen, Kate Lindsey

Glyndebourne’s wartime history as a home for evacuee children is the ingenious context for a new production of this unclassifiable entertainment in which a low comedy and high tragedy compete for our attention. At the centre of this production from  Katharina Thoma is a noble, tragic figure of the abandoned Ariadne herself, in a haunting performance from Soile Isokoski, ‘with brilliant support from the pit’ (The Independent)

...a terrific evening of onstage entertainment and a thought-provoking take on a work that is 100 years young. For any Strauss lover ... an absolute must 

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Running time 121 minutes

Subtitles English, French, Dutch, Korean

Format All regions 

Includes bonus feature- When Two Worlds Collide, Thomas Allen at Glyndebourne, Vladimir Jurowski on his final production as Music Director and a cast gallery.

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