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    Ariadne auf Naxos

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    Ariadne auf Naxos

    Richard Strauss


    Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

    First Performance: Vienna, Hofoper, 4 October 1916

    First Performance at the Israeli Opera: 19 April 2007

    Conductor           Asher Fisch
    Director Uwe Eric Laufenberg
    Assistant Director Dagmar Pischel
    Set Designer Tobias Hoheisel
    Costume Designer Jessica Karge
    Lighting Designer Wolfgang Göbbel
    Choreographer Agnes Moyses





    Victoria Safronova

    Edit Zamir
    Bacchus Stuart Skelton
    John Horton Murray
    Zerbinetta Chen Reiss
    Julianne Gearhart 
    The Composer Stephanie Houzeel
      Ursula Hesse Von Den Steinen
    Harlequin Paul Armin Edelmann
    Scaramuccio Felix Livshitz
    Truffaldino Noah Briger


    John Easterlin
    Music Master Georg Tichy
    Dance Master Guy Mannheim

    Yevgeny Nezhinetz

    Footman Alexei Kanunikoff
    The Officer Joseph Almog Aridan
    The Major Domo Georg Martin Bode
    Najad Anastasia Klevan
    Dryad Shirz Raz
    Echo Ira Bertman


    The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

    Surtitles: Israel Ouval 

    Sung in German
    Surtitles in English and Hebrew

    Backstage mayhem. A young composer is on the verge of a nervous breakdown on the eve of his premiere. An irritating prima dona, a capricious tenor and a young and charming soprano are part and parcel of this vivacious production. 


    Production Album

    Photos: Yossi Zwecker        



    Thurs 19.4 (20:00), Fri 20.4 (13:00), Sat 21.4 (21:00), Wed 25.4 (20:00),

    Thurs 24.6 (20:00), Fri 27.4 (13:00), Sat 28.4 (21:00), Mon 30.4 (20:00),

    Towards opening: Sat 14.4 (11:00)

    Before the show backstage tours: Thurs 26.4 (19:00), Mon 30.4 (19:00), Tues 1.5 (19:00)


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