Ariane et Bacchus by Marin Marais


'''''Ariane et Bacchus''''' (''Ariadne and Bacchus'') is an opera by Marin Marais first performed on at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 8 March 1696. It takes the form of a ''tragédie en musique'' in five acts and a prologue. The libretto, by Saint-Jean, is based on Ovid's ''Metamorphoses'' and deals with the legend of Ariadne.