Costume and set designs for Ariadne Auf Naxos (Glyndebourne, 1953 and 1962)

Scope and Content

This series includes set and costume designs and costume notes

Administrative / Biographical History

Oliver Messel designed two versions of the production of Richard Strauss' opera Ariadne Auf Naxos for Glyndebourne. His first version was not performed until 19 July 1962. His second version was first performed 24 June 1953 and revived 1954, 1957 and 1958.