Ariadne auf Naxos – When Worlds Collide



This intricately crafted collaboration between composer Richard Strauss and writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal is the perfect Glyndebourne opera. As von Hofmannsthal put it, with ‘music as enchanting in the memory as anything could be; like fireworks in a beautiful park, one enchanted, all too fleeting, summer night’.

Discover more in this film featuring Sir Thomas Allen, Cori Ellison, Kate Lindsey, Katherina Thoma and Soile Isokoski who reveal the new  production and what Strauss’s music means to them.

Ariade auf Naxos will be broadcast live on June 4 in cinemas in the UK and online available worldwide.

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