Richard Strauss News

Date of Birth: June 11, 1864
Date of Death: September 08, 1949 (85)
Birth Place: Munich, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Renee Fleming Returning to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Olga Kern, 3/9Renee Fleming Returning to Carnegie Hall with Pianist Olga Kern, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Acclaimed American soprano Renee Fleming performs in recital with pianist Olga Kern on Wednesday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes Robert Schumann's Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42, Debussy's Ariettes oubliees, and a selection of songs by Rachmaninoff. Ms. Fleming and Ms. Kern close their program with five songs by jazz musician and composer Patricia Barber. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sophie Koch, Alice Coote and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's DER ROSENKAVALIERPhoto Flash: First Look at Sophie Koch, Alice Coote and More in Lyric Opera of Chicago's DER ROSENKAVALIER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the perfect midwinter getaway: a beautiful production of Richard Strauss's delectably bittersweet romantic comedyDer Rosenkavalier, which opens on Monday, February 8 for eight performances through Sunday, March 13.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/6/2016
by - Feb 6, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/6/2016. (more...)

Free Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public LibraryFree Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

  On Sunday, February 14th, 2016 BASS returns to the Brooklyn Public Library to present a program featuring songs on texts by William Shakespeare.  (more...)

New Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the MetNew Production of Puccini's Romance MANON LESCAUT to Open This Month at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Met's new production of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT opens February 12 with Kristine Opolais as the seductive, tragic heroine and Roberto Alagna in a role debut as her ardent lover, the Chevalier des Grieux. (more...)

LA Opera Announces 2016/17 Season - MACBETH, AKHNATEN, 30th Birthday Celebration and More!LA Opera Announces 2016/17 Season - MACBETH, AKHNATEN, 30th Birthday Celebration and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

General Director Plácido Domingo has announced the repertory and artist roster for the company's 2016/17 season. Created by Mr. Domingo in collaboration with Music Director James Conlon and President and CEO Christopher Koelsch, the season will include six mainstage productions and a classic musical presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. A total of 40 performances will take place in that venue, while an additional 13 performances will be presented elsewhere through the company's Off Grand initiative.  (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!Pacific Symphony Announces 2016-17 Events - Renee Fleming, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, World Premieres and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Music Director Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony today unveil the 2016-17 Hal and Jeanette Segerstrom Family Foundation Classical and Sunday Casual Connections series and special events. This season celebrates the orchestra's 38th season and its 10th year in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Inaugurated by the Symphony in September 2006, this magnificent venue—with its exceptional acoustics and beautiful architecture—changed the world of symphonic music forever in Orange County. Both the orchestra and its audiences suddenly felt the ceiling to their musical opportunities open up to limitless possibilities. The trajectory of the orchestra sped up, allowing for broader choices in repertoire, greater ensemble excellence and immersive audience experiences—culminating, 10 years later, in this momentous season.  (more...)

Dmitri Hvorostovsky Returning to Carnegie Hall, 2/17Dmitri Hvorostovsky Returning to Carnegie Hall, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky returns to Carnegie Hall in a recital with pianist Ivari Ilja on Wednesday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, performing works by Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mahler, and Richard Strauss. The concert marks more than 25 years since Mr. Hvorostovsky's Carnegie Hall debut 1990; he last performed at the Hall with Mr. Ilja in 2013. (more...)

Skylar Astin-Led WEST SIDE STORY and More Play Carnegie Hall's 2016 Season- Full LineupSkylar Astin-Led WEST SIDE STORY and More Play Carnegie Hall's 2016 Season- Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

Carnegie Hall's 2016 lineup will include WEST SIDE STORY, led by Skylar Astin, plus the New York Pops, Michael Feinstein, and much more. Check out the full schedule below! (more...)

Sony Classical Releases 2016 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic & Mariss JansonsSony Classical Releases 2016 New Year's Concert With The Vienna Philharmonic & Mariss Jansons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world's most famous classical music events: the 2016 New Year's Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons. The live recording is available now exclusively at Amazon.com and ArkivMusic.com and as a download through all major digital service providers.  The CD will be released nationwide onJanuary 22.  The DVD and Blu-ray will be available on February 5. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Recruits Seven New ArtistsCanadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Recruits Seven New Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Toronto –   The Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Canada's premier training program for young opera professionals, welcomes seven outstanding new artists for the 2016/2017 season: sopranos Danika Lorènand Samantha Pickett, mezzo-sopranos Emily D'Angelo, Lauren Eberwein and Megan Quick, baritone Bruno Roy, and pianist Stéphane Mayer. The seven artists join the Ensemble Studio in August 2016 and become part of an illustrious program that, since its inception in 1980, has launched the careers of over 215 Canadian singers, opera coaches, mainstage directors and conductors. (more...)

Met Opera to Present Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Double BillMet Opera to Present Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The popular verismo double bill of Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci returns to the Met beginning January 21. (more...)

Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22Milwaukee Symphony to Perform Two 'Fantastical' Fairy Tales, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 01/06/2016– The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Christopher Seaman, presents two performances of Stravinsky's musical masterpiece The Firebird on January 22 and January 23 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Paired with The Firebird is Dukas's “dance poem in one scene”, La Peri. Also programmed are Elgar's overture In the South (Alassio) and Sibelius's Violin Concerto in D minor as performed by Karen Gomyo. Ms. Gomyo has been hailed as “a first-rate artist of real musical command, vitality, brilliance, and intensity,” by the Chicago Tribune.  (more...)

Semyon Bychkov to Conduct New York Philharmonic in Mahler This FebruarySemyon Bychkov to Conduct New York Philharmonic in Mahler This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Semyon Bychkov will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mahler's Symphony No. 6, Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 12 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

CANTON, OHIO (December 29, 2015) – The Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will present The Earth – an HD Odyssey on January 23, 2016 at 8:00pmin Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  The program, commissioned in 2012 by the Houston Symphony, is the sequel to The Planets – an HD Odyssey which the CSO performed in 2014. (more...)

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2015

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Dallas Symphony Orchestra Postpones European Tour Due to Safety ConcernsDallas Symphony Orchestra Postpones European Tour Due to Safety Concerns
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Due to the recent attacks in Paris and San Bernadino, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra said that it was postponing its tour of Europe this April. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER, 2/8Lyric Opera of Chicago Presents Strauss's DER ROSENKAVALIER, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the perfect midwinter getaway: a beautiful production of Richard Strauss's delectably bittersweet romantic comedyDer Rosenkavalier, which opens on Monday, February 8 for eight performances. (more...)

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by BWW - Dec 20, 2015

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Conductor Gerard Schwarz's All-Star Orchestra to Return to THIRTEEN Next MonthConductor Gerard Schwarz's All-Star Orchestra to Return to THIRTEEN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

The three-time Emmy Award-winning All-Star Orchestra, under the direction of renowned conductor Gerard Schwarz, returns to public television with a new season of four episodes featuring Mr. Schwarz's 'all-star' team of top orchestral musicians, including prominent principal players from over 30 major U.S. orchestras (more...)

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