|Maria Jeritza, who played Ariadne in the original|
1912 version, here as Ariadne in the 1917 version
of Ariadne auf Naxos
For their performance Sinfonia Cymru have turned to the actor Richard Harrington who will be reading extracts from the original Moliere play, to put the music in context. Also in the programme will be Strauss's wonderful Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings.