Take a Look at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s New Ariadne auf Naxos, Directed by Katie Mitchell

Classic Arts News   Take a Look at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence’s New Ariadne auf Naxos, Directed by Katie Mitchell
 
Performances of the Richard Strauss opera continue through July 16.
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Rupert Charlesworth, Sabine Devieilhe, and company Pascal Victor/ArtComPress

A new production of Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s Ariadne auf Naxos opened July 4 at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence in France. Directed by Katie Mitchell, the opera continues at the Théâtre de l’Archevêché through July 16.

Lise Davidsen stars as Primadonna/Ariadne, with Eric Cutler as Der Tenor/Bacchus and Sabine Devieilhe as Zerbinetta. Marc Albrecht conducts the Orchestre de Paris.

Flip through photos of the production below:

A complete video of the production, recorded live on July 11, is available to watch (with French subtitles) on arte.tv.

For more information, visit festival-aix.com.


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