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Articles tagged with "Die Frau ohne Schatten"

26 things you may not know about Richard Strauss

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.

Preparing for 2014/15 Season: Inside the Royal Opera House’s Music Library

18 July 2014

While the Opera and Ballet Companies are away, work goes into preparing the scores for the new Season.

Strauss's greatest soprano roles

13 June 2014

Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: P is for Da Ponte

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.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: H is for Hofmannsthal

1 April 2014

Richard Strauss's long-standing librettist often clashed with the composer, but Strauss revered him nevertheless.



BBC Radio 3 broadcasts for spring and summer 2014

27 March 2014

Seven Royal Opera productions will be broadcast including Die Frau ohne Schatten, Faust and Manon Lescaut.



Die Frau ohne Schatten to be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on 29 March

24 March 2014

Semyon Bychkov conducts Richard Strauss’s mighty opera, starring Johan Botha, Emily Magee and Johan Reuter.

How to Stage an Opera: Freud and Die Frau ohne Schatten

20 March 2014

How changing attitudes to Freud have shaped the set designs of The Royal Opera's production.

First look at poem by the late Peter Porter, inspired by Die Frau ohne Schatten

20 March 2014

Picador will publish this poem in a collection to be released in 2015.

Watch: Semyon Bychkov on how to conduct Die Frau ohne Schatten

19 March 2014

The conductor on the intricacies of Strauss’s monumental opera, which features an orchestra of over 100.

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