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|Other authors / contributors:||Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929.|
Davis, Colin, 1927-2013
Marelli, Marco Arturo.
Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden.
Kultur International Films.
|Notes:||Aspect ratio 4:3.|
Stage production and set design, Marco Arturo Marelli; directed by Felix Breisach.
Susan Anthony (The Prima Donna/Ariadne) ; Iride Martinez (Zerbinetta) ; Jon Villars (The Tenor/Bacchus) ; Sophie Koch (The Composer) ; Friedrich-Wilhelm Junge (The Major-Domo) ; Members of the Chorus Studio ; Staatskapelle Dresden ; Sir Colin Davis, conductor.
Recorded in 2000.
DVD; soundtrack in Dolby digital stereophonic.
Sung in German; with English subtitles.
|Summary:||Vienna's richest man decides to enjoy a classical opera (Ariadne auf Naxos) together with a musical comedy to entertain his guests, much to the horror of the opera singers and composer. Theseus, who has been saved from the labyrinth by Ariadne, abandons her on the desolate island of Naxos. Unhinged by grief, she calls on Death to release her from her suffering. The comedians in the parallel opera buffa try to cheer her up, saying that there are plenty more fish in the sea. Enter Bacchus, and Ariadne's longing for death is transformed into readiness to yield to love.|
|Publisher's no.:||D2909 Kultur|