Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble Announces ‘Ariadne auf Naxos’ Concert

By David Salazar

Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble is set to present excerpts for Strauss’ “Ariadne auf Naxos” at Isham Park in Inwood, New York City.

The showcase, which kicks off on Oct. 9, 2021 at 3 p.m., will star Priscilla Salisbury as Zerbinetta and Minica Niemi as The Prima Donna and Ariadne. Other cast members include James Danner as The Dance Captain, Olivia Ottinger as The Composer, Rod Gomez as The Music Teacher, Steve Wallace as The Tenor and Bacchus, Nicholas Calabrese as Harlekin, and Anna Woiwood as Echo.

Additionally, Brian Long will appear as the Narrator and the Richest Man in Inwood. Chris Fecteau, the company’s music director, will perform at the piano.

The company announced that there will be a rain date on Oct. 10, 2021 at Tryon Park – Dongan Lawn in the case of in-climate weather on the 9th.