The Vorspiel to Ariadne auf Naxos is a bustling collection of characters, disparate and distinct personalities thrown together on a momentous and confusing day. This article introduces you to someone in our production who might be new to you. After all, we have decided that Naxos is a town in upstate New York (along with Ithaca, Syracuse, etc.), and the performance is taking place in a barn – so you’ll want to get to know young Chopin, along with Avery and Mia. Let me know what you think!