11 November 2014
The Danish composer's music to date has drawn on diverse influences to create energetic, thoughtful works that engage newcomers and thrill aficionados in equal measure.
11 August 2014
Our A-Z of Strauss series takes a closer look at the composer on the 150th anniversary of his birth; from the debate over his Nazi sympathies, to his fondness for yodelling.
7 July 2014
Composers have long been inspired by the work of playwrights.
23 June 2014
A quick guide to Strauss's sparkling tragi-comedic opera.
7 April 2014
Winners will have their fanfare orchestrated and recorded by the Royal Opera House Orchestra.
17 March 2014
Richard Strauss's father was a famed horn player who had a tempestuous relationship with Richard Wagner.
17 February 2014
The elder composer influenced hugely Strauss, but was critical of his fan's musical style.
6 February 2014
In his long career the German composer created some of the finest operas of the 20th century.
12 December 2013
As the composer's new opera for children bursts onto the stage in the Linbury Studio Theatre we explore his brilliantly collaborative approach.
22 November 2013
Music and life of one of the greatest composers of the 20th-century marked by live performances and broadcasts.