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Articles tagged with "by Christof Loy"

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.

Strauss's greatest soprano roles

13 June 2014

Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.

Watch: Ariadne auf Naxos trailer

11 June 2014

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

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: P is for Da Ponte

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.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: O is for Ovid

19 May 2014

The Roman poet's work inspired a number of Strauss's works, including Ariadne auf Naxos.

Antonio Pappano to be celebrated during 2014/15 Royal Opera Season

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.

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.



Winter Season 2014/15

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.

BBC Radio 3 broadcasts for spring and summer 2014

27 March 2014

Seven Royal Opera productions will be broadcast including Die Frau ohne Schatten, Faust and Manon Lescaut.



The A-Z of Richard Strauss: A is for Pauline de Ahna

10 February 2014

Strauss's wife inspired some of the greatest roles he wrote.

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