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Articles tagged with "Salome"

Daring to be outlandish: Antonio Pappano on Strauss's Salome

23 January 2018

'I find the skill of Strauss is awesome, it’s frightening how he paints those pictures with his music.'

Opera Essentials: Strauss's Salome

16 January 2018

A quick guide to Richard Strauss's taboo-breaking and deliciously decadent opera.

Your Reaction: What did you think of Strauss's Salome 2018?

9 January 2018

Audience responses and press reviews following the first night of this biblical opera.

A century of scandal: The historic items that reveal the fascinating history of Salome at the Royal Opera House

4 December 2017

Once banned from the London stage, Strauss's radical opera has been seducing London audiences since 1910.

10 of opera's greatest bass-baritone roles

30 January 2017

From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?

Debate: Are intervals a frustrating distraction from the drama or a valuable break to gather thoughts?

24 February 2015

Which works do you think could do with an interval tweak?

Why are parties in opera always doomed to end in tears?

5 December 2014

Curses, seduction and murder are just the tip of the iceberg.

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; from the debate over his Nazi sympathies, to his fondness for yodelling.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: X is for Xylophone

21 July 2014

Strauss is often the favourite composer of percussionists, offering plenty of things to hit, chime and ring.

Opera's Russian Dolls: the opera-within-an-opera

27 June 2014

Composers from Purcell to Turnage bring the audience onstage by writing them into the music.

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