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Articles tagged with "Hugo von Hofmannsthal"

Max Reinhardt: The man who 'invented' modern theatre direction

26 June 2014

Without the Austrian director, we wouldn't have the vision-led operas we love to debate today.

Opera Essentials: Ariadne auf Naxos

23 June 2014

A quick guide to Strauss's sparkling tragi-comedic opera.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: S is for Salzburg

16 June 2014

Mozart might be the city's most famous son, but Strauss and the Salzburg Festival ensure it remains relevant in today's musical world.

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.



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.

Musical Highlight: The Cry of the Falcon motif from Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten

10 March 2014

We explore a tiny and incredibly powerful idea in Richard Strauss's mystical opera.

Opera Essentials: Die Frau ohne Schatten

12 February 2014

A quick guide to Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mystical masterpiece.