Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos

Richard Strauss
Opera in one act with prologue, in German, with Hungarian and English surtitles

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"Music is a sacred art, gathering the wildest follies like cherubim around a gleaming throne!" - such is the Composer's article of faith proclaimed in the Prologue of Ariadne auf Naxos which is the most exciting opera of Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannstahl. It playfully combines two very different art forms: tragic opera and romantic farce. The result is a richly textured work that examines the role of art in society, and contrasts true love with cheerful promiscuity. "We perform merriness and sadness, love and death simultaneously because we must live. And this is life itself. As these emotions are mixed in our everyday lives, now they will be mixed at the theatre too." – says the stage director, Ferenc Anger


Az előadás a műfajtól megszokott módon nincs híján humornak, játékosságnak, A mosoly országa a kibékíthetetlen világnézeti ellentétek, kulturális és társadalmi…

A Jóbarátok egyik írójának komédiája rengeteg humorral mutatja be az emberi játszmák változatos és hol vérre menő, hol röhejes természetrajzát.

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