Claus Guth’s production of Die Frau ohne Schatten wins Best Opera at The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2015
8 June 2015
Richard Strauss’s dark fairytale honoured at a ceremony held at The Savoy Hotel in London, last night.
27 April 2015
The awards, now in their third year, celebrate excellence in opera and provide bursaries for emerging talent.
31 March 2015
Claus Guth’s production of Strauss’s exotic fairytale and the extraordinary multi-camera view of Die Walküre nominated for awards.
27 March 2015
A host of Royal Opera-affiliated artists have been shortlisted.
17 February 2015
Composers have long used magical settings to tell moving, profound and very human stories.
11 August 2014
Our A-Z of Strauss series takes a closer look at the composer; from the debate over his Nazi sympathies, to his fondness for yodelling.
18 July 2014
While the Opera and Ballet Companies are away, work goes into preparing the scores for the new Season.
13 June 2014
Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.
27 May 2014
The 18th century librettist-turned-New York grocer da Ponte wrote some of Strauss's favourite libretti, and in part inspired Elektra and Die Frau ohne Schatten.
1 April 2014
Richard Strauss's long-standing librettist often clashed with the composer, but Strauss revered him nevertheless.