6 May 2015
Operas and ballets often take themselves as a subject – with comic, confusing or even violent results!
4 August 2014
The Austrian author's operatic collaboration with Strauss was one of his final works created in Germany, before fleeing from the Nazis to Brazil.
14 April 2014
One of the Jacobean playwright's works inspired Strauss's sole collaboration with Stefan Zweig.
4 March 2014
The bombing of his favourite city in World War II left Strauss distraught and inspired one of his greatest final works.