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Articles tagged with "Richard Strauss"

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: G is for Garmisch

24 March 2014

The composer created a sanctuary from the outside world high in the Alps.

Die Frau ohne Schatten to be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on 29 March

24 March 2014

Semyon Bychkov conducts Richard Strauss’s mighty opera, starring Johan Botha, Emily Magee and Johan Reuter.

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.

Watch: Semyon Bychkov on how to conduct Die Frau ohne Schatten

19 March 2014

The conductor on the intricacies of Strauss’s monumental opera, which features an orchestra of over 100.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: F is for Franz Strauss

17 March 2014

Richard Strauss's father was a famed horn player who had a tempestuous relationship with Richard Wagner.

Young Artist Profile: Michel de Souza

11 March 2014

The Brazilian baritone on tackling Strauss’s complex scores and embodying nasty characters.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: E is for Esel

11 March 2014

A donkey ('Esel' in German) was the leftfield subject of Strauss's comic final opera, Des Esels Schatten.



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.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: D is for Dresden

4 March 2014

The bombing of his favourite city in World War II left Strauss distraught and inspired one of his greatest final works.

The A-Z of Richard Strauss: C is for Copyright

24 February 2014

The composer was a fierce defender of composers rights, and wrote a song cycle lampooning the publishing industry.

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