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Ariadne Auf Naxos 1st, 29 August 1950

The Opera

Venue: King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Composer: Richard Strauss

Librettist: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

Conductor: Thomas Beecham

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Najade: Maureen Springer

Dryade: Marjorie Thomas

Echo: April Cantelo

Ariadne: Hilde Zadek

Harlekin: Douglas Craig

Zerbinetta: Ilse Hollweg

Brighella: Murray Dickie

Truffaldino: Bruce Dargavel

Scaramuccio: Alexander Young

Bacchus: Peter Anders

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Oliver Messel

Costume Designer: Oliver Messel