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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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San Antonio Symphony Announces 2015 Strauss Festival Lineup; Runs 1/4-2/22San Antonio Symphony Announces 2015 Strauss Festival Lineup; Runs 1/4-2/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

The San Antonio Symphony along with numerous festival partners is poised to begin its fifth annual city-wide winter composer festival, this year focusing on the late-Romantic German composer Richard Strauss. Opening in January, the Festival features a wealth of music by Strauss, including a collaboration with OPERA San Antonio for an undertaking of his epic opera Salome. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash HeadlinesArizona Musicfest to Kick Off Jan 29; Roseanne Cash Headlines
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Phoenix -- Arizona Musicfest, the premier Winter Music Festival, kicks off January 29 and will run throughout the month of February, concluding March 5th. (more...)

MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway, 3/7-15MN Opera's Michael Christie Leads World Premiere of THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE at The Ordway, 3/7-15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Minnesota Opera Music Director Michael Christie leads the world premiere performances of The Manchurian Candidate, March 7-15, 2015 in the Music Theater at Ordway. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Bravo Brass Holiday Celebration Concert Set for TodayPhiladelphia Youth Orchestra Bravo Brass Holiday Celebration Concert Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Bravo Brass, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's youth brass ensemble, along with the Strath Haven High School (SHHS) Chorus, are preparing to deck the halls and inspire concertgoers with the Christmas spirit in two upcoming performances of 'A Holiday Celebration.' (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH TonightThe Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

For generations, RVA has been delighted by the holiday classic Handel's Messiah. Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, tonight, December 13 at 7:30pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for this timeless favorite. The concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Keitaro Harada. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31Renee Fleming to Star in the Met's New Production of THE MERRY WIDOW, Beginning 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Releases HE EARTH–AN HD ODYSSEY on DVD and Blu-RayThe Houston Symphony Releases HE EARTH–AN HD ODYSSEY on DVD and Blu-Ray
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

From the home city of manned spaceflight, the Houston Symphony announced today that it has released The Earth-An HD Odyssey on DVD and Blu-ray. The Earth-An HD Odyssey is the highly anticipated second installment of the Symphony's groundbreaking HD Odyssey film trilogy and Music Director Andres Orozco-Estrada's first recording release with the Houston Symphony. This DVD/Blu-ray release follows the world premiere live performance of The Earth-An HD Odyssey in February of 2012 at Jones Hall. (more...)

Manfred Honeck Trades Pittsburgh for Chicago TonightManfred Honeck Trades Pittsburgh for Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck returns to Chicago to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra tonight, December 11-13 and 16 in a program featuring Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 7. Honeck's last appearance with the Chicago Symphony was in 2012 in a program of Strauss, Beethoven and Dvorák. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of New York Performs MYTHICAL DANCES at Carnegie Hall TonightChamber Orchestra of New York Performs MYTHICAL DANCES at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director, will present Mythical Dances, a concert tonight, December 11 - 7:30 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

Andres Orozco-Estrada's First Recording with the Houston Symphony Out on DVD & Blu-rayAndres Orozco-Estrada's First Recording with the Houston Symphony Out on DVD & Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

From the home city of manned spaceflight, the Houston Symphony announced today that it has released The Earth-An HD Odyssey on DVD and Blu-ray. The Earth-An HD Odyssey is the highly anticipated second installment of the Symphony's groundbreaking HD Odyssey film trilogy and Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada's first recording release with the Houston Symphony. This DVD/Blu-ray release follows the world premiere live performance of The Earth-An HD Odyssey in February of 2012 at Jones Hall. (more...)

Sherrill Milnes to Celebrate 80th Birthday, 50th Anniversary of Met Debut in 2015Sherrill Milnes to Celebrate 80th Birthday, 50th Anniversary of Met Debut in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The coming year brings two major milestones for peerless American baritone Sherrill Milnes, who celebrates his 80th birthday on January 10 and the 50th anniversary of his Metropolitan Opera debut on December 22, 2015. (more...)

Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20Brevard Music Center Opens 2015 Season with Pianist Andre Watts in All-Beethoven Program, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Brevard Music Center (BMC) will open its 2015 season on Saturday, June 20, with superstar pianist André Watts and BMC Principal Guest Conductor JoAnn Falletta in an all-Beethoven program. Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic. He has since enjoyed a celebrated 50 year career that has taken him across the globe to concertize with major orchestras and perform in the world's musical capitals. Watts has played before European royalty and international heads of government and has received the Avery Fisher Prize, the National Medal of Arts, and was the youngest person ever to receive an Honorary Doctorate from Yale University. André Watts will perform Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto with Maestra Falletta and the Brevard Music Center Orchestra on a program to include Leonore Overture No. 3 and the Seventh Symphony. The season concludes on Sunday, August 2, as Maestro Lockhart and the BMCO perform Mahler's powerful Symphony No. 1 – “The Titan.” (more...)

San Francisco Opera Center Presents THE FUTURE IS NOW: ADLER FELLOWS GALA CONCERT TonightSan Francisco Opera Center Presents THE FUTURE IS NOW: ADLER FELLOWS GALA CONCERT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

San Francisco Opera Center presents the culminating concert of the 2014 Adler Fellowship season, The Future is Now: Adler Fellows Gala Concert, tonight, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in San Francisco. (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of New York to Perform MYTHICAL DANCES at Carnegie Hall, 12/11Chamber Orchestra of New York to Perform MYTHICAL DANCES at Carnegie Hall, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director, will present Mythical Dances, a concert on Thursday, December 11 - 7:30 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. (more...)

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Bravo Brass Holiday Celebration Concerts Set for 12/16 & 20Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Bravo Brass Holiday Celebration Concerts Set for 12/16 & 20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Bravo Brass, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's youth brass ensemble, along with the Strath Haven High School (SHHS) Chorus, are preparing to deck the halls and inspire concertgoers with the Christmas spirit in two upcoming performances of 'A Holiday Celebration.' (more...)

Toronto Tenor Charles Sy Garners Win at COC's Annual Vocal CompetitionToronto Tenor Charles Sy Garners Win at COC's Annual Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Toronto – Tenor Charles Sy of Toronto took home first prize and the Audience Choice Award at the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Competition on November 25, 2014, at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The competition is the feature event of the COC's annual fundraising gala, Centre Stage, an evening dedicated to the discovery and celebration of the next generation of opera stars. Sy was selected from seven finalists to receive the $5,000 award. Baritone Dimitri Katotakis of Toronto, won the second prize of $3,000,and tenor Aaron Sheppard of St. John's, N.L.., was awarded the third prize of $1,500. In addition, Sy was selected by the audience as the winner of the Audience Choice Award, worth $1,500. (more...)

The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13The Richmond Symphony Presents Handel's MESSIAH, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

For generations, RVA has been delighted by the holiday classic Handel's Messiah. Join the Richmond Symphony and Richmond Symphony Chorus, on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage for this timeless favorite. The concert will be led by Associate Conductor, Keitaro Harada. (more...)

Jaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic This WeekJaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

This week, Mr. van Zweden will lead the Orchestra in Korngold's Violin Concerto, with Hilary Hahn as soloist; Beethoven's Symphony No. 7; and J. Wagenaar's Cyrano de Bergerac Overture, marking the Philharmonic's first time performing the work, tonight, November 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 28 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 29 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Center Presents THE FUTURE IS NOW: ADLER FELLOWS GALA CONCERT, 12/04San Francisco Opera Center Presents THE FUTURE IS NOW: ADLER FELLOWS GALA CONCERT, 12/04
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2014

San Francisco Opera Center presents the culminating concert of the 2014 Adler Fellowship season, The Future is Now: Adler Fellows Gala Concert, on Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in San Francisco. (more...)

Jaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic TonightJaap van Zweden Leads NY Philharmonic Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Jaap van Zweden - music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Philharmonic as well as former concertmaster of Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - will return to the New York Philharmonic for the first time since his debut in April 2012 to conduct two weeks of concerts. In the first program, Mr. van Zweden will conduct Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola, featuring Acting Concertmaster Sheryl Staples and Principal Viola Cynthia Phelps, and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 8, tonight, November 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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