Jessye Norman stars in Strauss's "Ariadne auf Naxos"

February 26

This week, we conclude a month-long celebration of operas "born" in February, with the glorious Jessye Norman in Richard Strauss' demanding "Ariadne auf Naxos."

Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos

Jessye Norman: Ariadne
Paul Frey: Bacchus
Julia Varady: Der Komponist
Edita Gruberova: Zerbinetta
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: A music teacher
Wolfgang Millgramm: An officer
Martin Finke: A dancing master / Scaramuccio
Olaf Bär: Harlequin
Gerd Wolf: Truffaldin
Andreas Conrad: Brighella
Eva Lind: Najade
Marianne Rorholm: Dryade
Julie Kaufmann: Echo

The Gewandhaus Orchestra and Chorus
Kurt Masur, conductor

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