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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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Adelaide Youth Orchestras Launches 2015 Season TodayAdelaide Youth Orchestras Launches 2015 Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

South Australia's best and brightest young musicians will bring poetry, passion and power to the fore in Adelaide Youth Orchestras' bold new 2015 season program, officially launched today (Wednesday, February 25). (more...)

Hot Ticket - Deborah Voigt's NY Premiere of VOIGT LESSONS, Thursday 2/26Hot Ticket - Deborah Voigt's NY Premiere of VOIGT LESSONS, Thursday 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

92Y presents the New York City premiere of Voigt Lessons, starring internationally beloved opera starDeborah Voigt, on Thursday, February 26. In this one-woman show – co-created with Tony® Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and acclaimed opera and theater director Francesca Zambello – Voigt performs arias, pop songs, standards and spirituals of deep personal significance, along with anecdotes and backstage stories describing her astonishing rise to operatic heights, despite her private challenges. Voigt Lessons, an evening imbued with Voigt's trademark warmth, candor and sense of humor, premiered at Glimmerglass in 2011 to rave reviews. The New York Times hailed it as “chatty, witty, and sometimes painfully poignant,” andToronto's Globe and Mail called it “an absolute gem.” (more...)

BWW Interviews: Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Has Found Her BlissBWW Interviews: Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Has Found Her Bliss
by Erica Miner - Feb 24, 2015

The composer's unique style is instantly recognizable (more...)

Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13Dallas Opera to Present LA BOHEME, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

DALLAS, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 – The Dallas Opera is preparing to whisk audiences away to the Latin Quarter of Paris for the blockbuster opera of the season: Giacomo Puccini's 1896 masterpiece, LA BOHÈME, based on Henri Murger's newspaper serial-turned-novel, Scènes de la vie de bohème. (more...)

Minnesota Opera Announces 2015-2016 Season - THE SHINING, TOSCA, and More!Minnesota Opera Announces 2015-2016 Season - THE SHINING, TOSCA, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Minnesota Opera presents five operas in its 2015-2016 season, which includes the highly anticipated world-premiere thriller, The Shining, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Moravec. Other season highlights include Puccini's Tosca, an encore of Mozart's The Magic Flute, Dvo?ák's Rusalka and the first Minnesota Opera production of Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos in three decades. (more...)

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 SeasonRichmond Symphony Orchestra Releases Schedule for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

February 19, 2015 - Richmond, Virginia Music Director Steven Smith and Executive Director David Fisk announced the 2015-16 season of the Richmond Symphony (RSO). The season features new series, a change of location, world-renowned guest artists and concerts designed to appeal to diverse audiences throughout the Richmond region. The season will again be led by the artistic team of Steven Smith, Lewis T. Booker Music Director Chair, Keitaro Harada, Associate Conductor and Dr. Erin R. Freeman, Director of the Richmond Symphony Chorus and James Erb Choral Chair. (more...)

The Met Sets 2015-16 Season: 25 Operas, 6 Premieres & MoreThe Met Sets 2015-16 Season: 25 Operas, 6 Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera's 2015-16 season will present 227 opera performances in a varied repertory, ranging from rarely performed masterpieces to perennial audience favorites. The season features six new productions and 18 revivals, starring the world's greatest singers and conductors, many of them in repertory they have not previously performed with the company. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERAOpera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Opera Philadelphia's 41st Season serves as a reminder that the company is, as The Washington Post reports, “taking chances, offering unusual and new work along with repertory staples, and carving out a place for themselves as proponents of American opera.” As General Director & President David B. Devan and Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovarisannounced today, the carefully curated 2015-2016 lineup offers two new American operas: the East Coast Premiere of Cold Mountain, by composer Jennifer Higdon and librettist Gene Scheer and starring the dream team of Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, and Jay Hunter Morris (February 2016); and the World Premiere of ANDY: A Popera, a Warhol-inspired opera-cabaret featuring a score by Dan Visconti and original songs by Heath Allen (September 2015). (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents HAYDN AND RAVEL, 3/20-22The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents HAYDN AND RAVEL, 3/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Marin Alsop leads the BSO in a program of Viennese-inspired favorites, including Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales ("Noble and sentimental waltzes") and La Valse ("The Waltz"), Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier ("The Rose Cavalier") Suite, and Haydn's Cello Concerto, performed by Argentinean cellist Sol Gabetta, Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Sunday, March 22 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. Ms. Gabetta is making her return after her highly acclaimed debut with the BSO in December 2012. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

Marin Alsop to Lead the BSO in Haydn & Ravel Program, 3/20-22Marin Alsop to Lead the BSO in Haydn & Ravel Program, 3/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Marin Alsop leads the BSO in a program of Viennese-inspired favorites, including Ravel's Valses nobles et sentimentales ("Noble and sentimental waltzes") and La Valse ("The Waltz"), Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier ("The Rose Cavalier") Suite, and Haydn's Cello Concerto, performed by Argentinean cellist Sol Gabetta, Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Sunday, March 22 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. Ms. Gabetta is making her return after her highly acclaimed debut with the BSO in December 2012. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Lead New York Philharmonic's European Spring TourAlan Gilbert to Lead New York Philharmonic's European Spring Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic on the EUROPE / SPRING 2015 tour, April 16-May 1, 2015. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest 2015 Invites Public to Orchestra Dress Rehearsals This MonthArizona Musicfest 2015 Invites Public to Orchestra Dress Rehearsals This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

As the first two Festival Orchestra concerts of Arizona Musicfest's 2015 season have sold out well in advance of their performance dates, Arizona Musicfest has opened its dress rehearsals for the performances of Scheherazade and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto on February 24 at 10:30 am, and Beethoven, Bach and The Blue Danube on February 26 at 1:00 pm. (more...)

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony to Present Stravinsky's RITE OF SPRING, 2/22Park Avenue Chamber Symphony to Present Stravinsky's RITE OF SPRING, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The noted American conductor David Bernard will lead The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony in an ambitious program of Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) and the Wagner/Maazel The Ring Without Words on Sunday afternoon, February 22nd, 2015, 3 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center, New York, NY. (more...)

Tickets to Beautiful Soup's May Festival Now on SaleTickets to Beautiful Soup's May Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Beautiful Soup's festival of plays by Steven Carl McCasland. Priced $18 each, audiences also have the option to see all 5 plays at a reduced price. (more...)

Washington Concert Opera to Take on Strauss' First Opera GUNTRAM, 3/1Washington Concert Opera to Take on Strauss' First Opera GUNTRAM, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Having completed their presentation of Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi in September, Washington Concert Opera gears up for its second performance of the season, the rarely performed opera, Guntram, by Richard Strauss. In his 13th season with Washington Concert Opera, Artistic Director and Conductor, Maestro Antony Walker, takes the stage for this highly ambitious presentation. The performance will be presented March 1, 2015 at 6pm on the Lisner Stage at George Washington University. (more...)

North Carolina Symphony to Continue Pops Series with CASABLANCA, 2/13-14North Carolina Symphony to Continue Pops Series with CASABLANCA, 2/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The North Carolina Symphony continues its 2014-15 Pops Series on Valentine's Weekend with performances of the romantic classic Casablanca in Raleigh's Meymandi Concert Hall on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. Max Steiner's Oscar-nominated score will be played live by the Symphony, while the film is projected on the giant screen. Constantine Kitsopoulos will conduct. (more...)

SALOME at Belfast's Grand Opera House Features Controversial Last Minute Nude SceneSALOME at Belfast's Grand Opera House Features Controversial Last Minute Nude Scene
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Northern Ireland Opera returns to the Grand Opera House with a new production of Richard Strauss' notorious opera, Salome. They have decided on a last minute change to include a nude scene, which has sparked much controversy. Those who already purchased tickets were invited to contact the company if they wanted more information. (more...)

Anna Netrebko to Perform with MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 2/8Anna Netrebko to Perform with MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Anna Netrebko has agreed to sing with the MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in the concert this Sunday afternoon, February 8, replacing Elna Garana, who has withdrawn due to illness (more...)

Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27Edo De Waart to Conduct Strauss Concert at MSO, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 02/04/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present de Waart Conducts Strauss on February 27-28, 2015 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances feature Strauss's Metamorphosenfor 23 Solo Strings, Oboe Concerto in D major, and Don Quixote, Op. 35. Featured soloists include the MSO's Principal Oboe Katherine Young Steele, Principal Cello Susan Babini, and Principal Viola Robert Levine. (more...)

Daniele Gatti to Conduct Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 2/27-3/1Daniele Gatti to Conduct Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 2/27-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Daniele Gatti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a Brahms symphony cycle and the composer's Ein deutsches Requiem over three concerts, Friday, February 27 at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

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