11 June 2014
Christof Loy's playful production staged to celebrate Strauss's 150th anniversary.
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.
19 May 2014
The Roman poet's work inspired a number of Strauss's works, including Ariadne auf Naxos.
2 April 2014
The Music Director will conduct six operas, as well as the first in a series of annual symphonic concerts at Covent Garden.
1 April 2014
Richard Strauss's long-standing librettist often clashed with the composer, but Strauss revered him nevertheless.
30 March 2014
Highlights include a new production of Andrea Chénier starring Jonas Kaufmann, a new production of Verdi’s tragic Un ballo in maschera and The Royal Ballet in John Cranko’s emotionally charged Onegin.
27 March 2014
Seven Royal Opera productions will be broadcast including Die Frau ohne Schatten, Faust and Manon Lescaut.
10 February 2014
Strauss's wife inspired some of the greatest roles he wrote.
6 February 2014
In his long career the German composer created some of the finest operas of the 20th century.
11 December 2013
The British baritone on blockbuster opera and why he chose the operatic path.