A Young Artists Program Production
Italian slapstick and Greek mythology collide in this unique backstage comedy from Richard Strauss. High art and lowbrow antics combine with delightful results when a rich patron, eager to see fireworks, decrees that a capering troupe of comedians must integrate their performance into an opera company’s rhapsodic story of love lost and love found. Ariadne auf Naxos features whimsical ensembles, some of Strauss’s most soaring music, and one of the most spectacular coloratura arias in all of opera. Director Peter Kazaras brings his innovative, theatrical flair to this one-of-a-kind examination of the many elements that come together to make entertainment. Maestro Brian Garman will conduct the performances, which will feature the Auburn Symphony Orchestra.
At Meydenbauer Theatre in Bellevue
Tickets: $35 Adults, $15 Students
Full of energy and fun, the Young Artists shine in the new production of Ariadne auf Naxos. Preview the story, costumes, sets, and characters - and be blown away by the talent of these rising opera stars - as the Young Artists prove that the only thing "young" about them is the name of the program.
Stage Director Peter Kazaras always has some tricks up his sleeve, and the spring Young Artists’ production of Ariadne auf Naxos is no exception. Just what is Kazaras thinking for this production? Watch him reveal some of his plans in this Director’s Talk video.
Thu, Apr 1, 2010 7:30 PM
Sat, Apr 3, 2010 7:30 PM
Fri, Apr 9, 2010 7:30 PM
Sun, Apr 11, 2010 2:00 PM
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