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Richard Strauss News

Date Of Birth:
June 11, 1864
Date Of Death:
September 08, 1949 (85)
Birth Place:
Munich, GERMANY
Gender:
Male
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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for FIVE PLAYS BY STEVEN CARL MCCASLAND at The Clarion TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for FIVE PLAYS BY STEVEN CARL MCCASLAND at The Clarion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Five plays by Steven Carl McCasland will be presented in repertory during a month-long celebration of the young playwright. Each play focuses on a different character from history, with a cast of 25 portraying such historical figures as Laurette Taylor, Rose Kennedy, Tennessee Williams, Agatha Christie, Joseph Goebbels, Gertrude Stein, Lillian Hellman and John F. Kennedy. Performances begin May 7, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!Weill Hall and the Green Music Center Announce 2015-16 Season - Lang Lang, Joshua Bell, Kristin Chenoweth and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Weill Hall and the Green Music Center (GMC) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced its 2015–16 season today, with concerts in Weill Hall, Schroeder Hall, and through the summer at Weill Hall + Lawn. The season comprises the MasterCard Performance Series — 39 concerts on the stage of the 1,400-seat Weill Hall, featuring a roster of internationally renowned stars from the genres of classical music, 2 world music, jazz and pop — leading off with a Gala Opening Night performance by piano superstar Lang Lang; the Summer 2015 MasterCard Performance Series, which takes place with seating both indoors in Weill Hall and on the spacious Weill Lawn featuring an array of contemporary music; and 24 concerts in 240- seat Schroeder Hall, including the popular Sundays At Schroeder series plus three new offerings — a fiveday, nine-concert GMC ChamberFest 2015, led by Jeffrey Kahane, a new Saturday Cabaret four-concert series, and four performances with Musicians from Valley of the Moon Music Festival, featuring early music performed on period instruments by leading Bay Area musicians. (more...)

Guest Conductor David Bernard to Lead South Shore Symphony in Mozart Program, 4/18Guest Conductor David Bernard to Lead South Shore Symphony in Mozart Program, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The acclaimed American conductor David Bernard will lead a classic program of Mozart with the South Shore Symphony Orchestra on Saturday evening, April 18, 2015, 8 pm at The Madison Theatre, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, New York. (more...)

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA AND PAGLIACCIE Opens at the Met, 4/14CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA AND PAGLIACCIE Opens at the Met, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The Met's first new production in 45 years of the enduringly popular verismo double bill, Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, will open April 14. (more...)

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra to Perform Gershwin's Piano Concerto, 5/30-31 at BPABainbridge Symphony Orchestra to Perform Gershwin's Piano Concerto, 5/30-31 at BPA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra season finale marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss with performances of two of his works, the Concerto for Horn No. 1 and Feierlicher Einzug. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Present Brothers Honeck in BNY Mellon Grand Classics, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck and his brother, Rainer Honeck, keep it in the family as Rainer makes his Heinz Hall debut during BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Brothers Honeck April 17-19. This weekend marks the first time the two have performed together professionally. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, and More Donate MAD MEN Props to SmithsonianPhoto Flash: Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, and More Donate MAD MEN Props to Smithsonian
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2015

Including historically-accurate pieces such as Lucky Strike cigarettes, authentic alcoholic beverage bottles, as well as a slew of costume pieces, a collection of the artifacts has been donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Stars Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery attended the official donation ceremony along with creator Matthew Weiner and AMC president Charlie Collier. Check out photos of the event below! (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13Alan Gilbert to Conduct JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE, Starring Marion Cotillard, 6/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the U.S. Premiere of director Co?me de Bellescize's staging of Honegger's dramatic oratorio Joan of Arc at the Stake in season-finale performances conducted by Alan Gilbert and starring Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc. (more...)

Beautiful Soup to Present William Shumann's EN AVANT! During May FestivalBeautiful Soup to Present William Shumann's EN AVANT! During May Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Spend a mesmerizing night with one of our most cherished writers this March, when William Shuman's insightful, moving and award-winning solo show En Avant! An Evening with Tennessee Williams will receive a special, one-night-only performance in Beautiful Soup Theater's play festival on May 25th at 7:00 pm at New York's Clarion Theatre. (more...)

Casting Set for Beautiful Soup's Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland, Beginning 5/6Casting Set for Beautiful Soup's Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland, Beginning 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Following critically acclaimed workshop presentations, McCasland's plays will return to NYC in a month-long festival celebrating the young playwright. Together with The Clarion Theatre, they'll present six plays beginning on May 6th, 2015, with a company of actors performing in repertory. All of the plays focus on historical figures, including Laurette Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams, Gertrude Stein, Lillian Hellman and more. (more...)

Seattle Opera to Present ARIADNE AUF NAXOSSeattle Opera to Present ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The shows must go on! Seattle Opera concludes its 2014/15 season with Richard Strauss' delightful opera-within-an-opera: Ariadne auf Naxos. A rich Seattleite is throwing a dinner party and asks his hired entertainment for the impossible: the capering troupe of comedians must combine their performance with an opera company's rendition of the mythical love and loss of the ancient Greek princess Ariadne. Comedy meets tragedy, and fireworks result! (more...)

Stephanie Ann Ball and Erica Papillion-Posey to Present THE HERITAGE ANTHOLOGY, 3/28Stephanie Ann Ball and Erica Papillion-Posey to Present THE HERITAGE ANTHOLOGY, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Mezzo soprano, Erica Papillion-Posey and soprano, Stephanie Ann Ball are collaborating with pianist, Mila Startsev to present The Heritage Anthology; a deeply moving nationalist concert program celebrating the African American musical heritage and the German cultural heritage of The Denver Turnverein. (more...)

David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21David Bernard to Conduct Massapequa Philharmonic, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

The noted American conductor David Bernard will lead an exciting program of Weber, Tchaikovsky, and Sibelius with the Massapequa Philharmonic on Saturday evening, March 21, 2014, 8 pm at the Berner Auditorium, 50 Carman Mill Road, Massapequa, NY 11758. The following is the complete program: (more...)

NY Philharmonic Sets Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for April-June 2015NY Philharmonic Sets Worldwide Radio Broadcasts for April-June 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam; the Royal Concertgebouw; and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director - performed by violinist Leila Josefowicz, for whom it is written and dedicated. The concerts also include two early 20th-century Russian works, Stravinsky's Petrushka (original 1911 version) and Lyadov's The Enchanted Lake. (more...)

Photo Flash: LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming Honored with Cross of the Order of MeritPhoto Flash: LIVING ON LOVE's Renee Fleming Honored with Cross of the Order of Merit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

American soprano Renee Fleming has been awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit by President of the Federal Republic of Germany Joachim Gauck, for her 'outstanding work in German-American relations.' The award is the only federal decoration given by Germany. It was be presented at a private reception at the New York residence of the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Brita Wagener, last night, Thursday, March 12. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Edo de Waart to CONDUCT RACHMANINOFF with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/3Edo de Waart to CONDUCT RACHMANINOFF with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/12/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present de Waart Conducts Rachmaninoff on April 3-4, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Barber's Essay No. 2, Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances, and Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents FOUR HORNS Featuring Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada, 3/27-29The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents FOUR HORNS Featuring Guest Conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada, 3/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada for his Heinz Hall debut in "Four Horns," A BNY Mellon Grand Classics concert weekend, March 27-29. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Christine Goerke AscendingBWW Interviews: Christine Goerke Ascending
by Erica Miner - Mar 12, 2015

She caused a sensation at the Met Opera and elicited critical raves for her Brunnhilde at Canadian Opera Company (more...)

Opera San Jose to Host Irene Dalis Memorial Concert, 5/16Opera San Jose to Host Irene Dalis Memorial Concert, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Opera San José is hosting a memorial concert for its former general director and founder, Irene Dalis, at the California Theatre on May 16, 2015 at 8 p.m. The concert will feature arias and ensembles performed by over 20 current and former members of Opera San José's resident company, accompanied by the Opera San José Orchestra and Chorus. (more...)

Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20Houston Symphony Orchestra to Perform VERDI'S REQUIEM, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

HOUSTON (March 9, 2015) – Houston Symphony Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada will lead the orchestra, the Houston Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists on March 20-22 in Verdi's Requiem, a towering masterpiece by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi featuring dramatic operatic moments, brilliant symphonic writing and virtuosic solo performances. (more...)

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