Ariadne auf Naxos discography

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This is a list of recordings of Ariadne auf Naxos, an opera by Richard Strauss with a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The work was first performed at the Hoftheater in Stuttgart on 25 October 1912. A radically revised version was performed in at the Hofoper in Vienna on 4 October 1916. (All the recordings listed on this page are of the revised version.) This list is incomplete.

List[edit]

Year Cast:
Ariadne,
Composer,
Zerbinetta,
Bacchus,
Music master
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label[1]
1935 Viorica Ursuleac,
Gertrud Rünger,
Erna Berger,
Helge Rosvaenge,
Eugen Fuchs
Clemens Krauss,
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
(Opera only performed/recorded on 6 November)
Audio CD: Pristine Audio
Cat: PACO 021
1944 Maria Reining,
Irmgard Seefried,
Alda Noni,
Max Lorenz,
Paul Schöffler
Karl Böhm,
Vienna State Opera Orchestra
(Recording of a performance at the Staatsoper to celebrate the 80th birthday of the composer, 11 June)
Audio CD: Myto «Historical»
Cat: 00163
1954 Lisa Della Casa,
Irmgard Seefried,
Hilde Güden (Gueden),
Rudolf Schock,
Paul Schöffler
Karl Böhm,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
(Recording of a performance at the Salzburg Festival, 7 August)
Audio CD: DG
Cat: 445 332-2
1954 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Irmgard Seefried,
Rita Streich,
Rudolf Schock,
Karl Dönch
Herbert von Karajan,
Philharmonia Orchestra
(Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London, 30 June and 1–7 July)
Audio CD: Membrans
Cat: 223341
1958 Leonie Rysanek,
Sena Jurinac,
Roberta Peters,
Jan Peerce,
Walter Berry
Erich Leinsdorf,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: 443 675-2
1965 Hildegard Hillebrecht,
Sena Jurinac,
Reri Grist,
Jess Thomas,
Paul Schöffler,
Cast also includes:
Gerhard Unger,
Kurt Equiluz,
Lisa Otto
Karl Böhm,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded live at Salzburg, August 21, 1965
DVD (video): ORF, TDK
1968 Gundula Janowitz,
Sylvia Geszty,
Teresa Zylis-Gara,
James King,
Theo Adam
Rudolf Kempe,
Staatskapelle Dresden
3 LP ETERNA 8 26 009-11
1969 Hildegard Hillebrecht,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Reri Grist,
Jess Thomas,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Karl Böhm,
Bayerischer Rundfunk
Audio CD: DG
Cat: 463 544-2
1976 Montserrat Caballé,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Ruth Welting,
Alberto Remedios,
William Dooley
James Levine,
Metropolitan Opera
(This appears to be a recording of the performance at the MET on 20 March which was broadcast)
Audio CD: Celestial Audio (Australia)
Cat: CA 389
1977 Leontyne Price,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Edita Gruberova,
René Kollo,
Walter Berry
Georg Solti,
London Philharmonic Orchestra
CD: Decca
Cat: 1992-05-12
1986 Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Agnes Baltsa,
Kathleen Battle,
Gary Lakes,
Hermann Prey
James Levine,
Wiener Philarmoniker
CD: DG
Cat: 453 122-2
1988 Jessye Norman,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Kathleen Battle,
James King,
Franz Ferdinand Nentwig
James Levine,
Metropolitan Opera
DVD: DG
Cat: 073 028-9
1988 Jessye Norman,
Julia Varady,
Edita Gruberova,
Paul Frey,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Kurt Masur,
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
CD: Phillip
Cat:
2000 Deborah Voigt,
Anne Sofie von Otter,
Natalie Dessay,
Ben Heppner,
Albert Dohmen
Giuseppe Sinopoli,
Dresdner Staatskapelle
Audio CD: DG
Cat: 471 323-2;
Brilliant Classics
Cat: 9084
2003 Deborah Voigt,
Susanne Mentzer,
Natalie Dessay,
Richard Margison,
Wolfgang Brendel
James Levine,
Metropolitan Opera
(Telecast of 3 April (performances on 28 and 31 March were also taped)
DVD: Virgin Classics
Cat: VCL 418679
2008 Adrianne Pieczonka,
Daniela Sindram,
Diana Damrau,
Burkhard Fritz,
Martin Gantner
Kent Nagano,
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
(Recording of a performance in the Primzregententheater, Munich, July)
Audio CD: Premiere Opera Ltd.
Cat:
2010 Christine Brewer,
Alice Coote,
Gillian Keith,
Robert Dean Smith,
Alan Opie
Richard Armstrong,
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
(Performed in English. Includes Suite from Le bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60)
Audio CD: Chandos Digital
Cat: CHAN 3168
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