Emily Magee as Ariadne and Jonas Kaufmann as Bacchus, Salzburg Festival 2012
Lotte Lehmann in Beethoven's Fidelio
1916 vocal score
On the cover of Time magazine February 18, 1935
Richard Strauss, 1917, by Emil Orlík
Anne Schwanewilms (Ariadne) and Johan Botha (Bacchus), Hamburg State Opera 2012
Maria Jeritza as Ariadne, 1917
The Sleeping Ariadne in Naxos by John Vanderlyn
Ariadne auf Naxos at the Hamburg State Opera 2012: the thespians attempt to cheer up Ariadne

She created roles in the world premieres of a number of operas by Richard Strauss, including the Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos in 1916 (later she sang the title-role in this opera), the Dyer's Wife in Die Frau ohne Schatten in 1919 and Christine in Intermezzo in 1924.

- Lotte Lehmann

It was first presented in Budapest on 19 April 1919 (in a Hungarian translation by Z. Harsányi), and in German in Graz on 12 March 1920, Amsterdam in January 1924, and London at the Royal Opera House on 27 May 1924 with Lotte Lehmann as Ariadne, Maria Ivogün as Zerbinetta (in her debut with the company), Elisabeth Schumann as the Composer, Karl Fischer-Niemann as Bacchus, and Carl Alwin conducting.

- Ariadne auf Naxos
Emily Magee as Ariadne and Jonas Kaufmann as Bacchus, Salzburg Festival 2012

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