3 hours, 4 minutes with one intermission
The exhilarating soprano Lise Davidsen shines as the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss’s enchanting masterpiece. The outstanding cast also features mezzo- soprano Isabel Leonard as the Composer of the opera-within-an-opera around which the plot revolves, with soprano Brenda Rae as the spirited Zerbinetta and tenor Brandon Jovanovich as Ariadne’s lover, the god Bacchus. Marek Janowski conducts.
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