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.
News and features regarding ‘Elektra by christof loy’
- 11 August 2014
- 26 June 2014
Without the Austrian director, we wouldn't have the vision-led operas we love to debate today.
- 13 June 2014
Richard Strauss was renowned for writing for the soprano voice. Here's a brief guide to some of our favourite roles.
- 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.
- 1 April 2014
Richard Strauss's long-standing librettist often clashed with the composer, but Strauss revered him nevertheless.
- 6 February 2014
In his long career the German composer created some of the finest operas of the 20th century.
- 23 September 2013
As The Royal Opera revives Elektra, we explore other examples of legends on the lyric stage.