The Canadian Opera Company’s spring 2010/2011 season continues with one of Richard Strauss’s most brilliant operas, Ariadne auf Naxos. The legendary Sir Andrew Davis conducts the COC Orchestra in this masterful madcap melodrama, performed by a sublime cast led by Canadian stars, soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, coloratura Jane Archibald, and tenor Richard Margison and staged by award-winning Australian director Neil Armfield. Ariadne auf Naxos
runs for eight performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the
Performing Arts on April 30, May 3, 12, 15, 18, 21, 27 and 29, 2011, and
is sung in German with English SURTITLES™.
Links and Press
Adrianne Pieczonka discusses her return to the Toronto stage in the Toronto Star
Adrianne Pieczonka talks about Ariadne auf Naxos in IN Toronto
Which aria from Ariadne auf Naxos is her favourite? Adrianne Pieczonka answers in The Music Scene
National Post feature on Adrianne Pieczonka's Annex home
Jane Archibald talks about her "money notes" in the Globe and Mail
Review of Jane Archibald's debut solo CD in the Toronto Star
Posts about Ariadne auf Naxos on Parlando, the COC Blog
There is also an interview with Richard Margison in the May issue of Zoomer magazine.
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