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Articles tagged with "Strauss"

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.

Opera’s unsung heroes: What life is like as a librettist

3 February 2017

While those responsible for the music are often household names, the person behind an opera’s text may have been unfairly overlooked.

Watch: Insights into the music, history and direction of Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier

6 December 2016

American soprano Renée Fleming and Kasper Holten discuss Robert Carsen's new Royal Opera production.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: W is for Waltz

14 July 2014

The composer shared Johann Strauss II's fondness for triple time.

Ariadne auf Naxos broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on 16 July 2014 at 7.30pm

4 July 2014

World-class cast includes Karita Mattila, Roberto Saccà and Jane Archibald, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

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.

Watch: Ariadne auf Naxos trailer

11 June 2014

Christof Loy's playful production staged to celebrate Strauss's 150th anniversary.

Opera Essentials: Die Frau ohne Schatten

12 February 2014

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

Elektra to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 6 January

2 January 2014

Another chance to hear Andris Nelsons conduct Richard Strauss’s most daring opera.

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