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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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The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

On June 5, 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30pm, Utopia Opera presents Richard Strauss' ground-breaking and thrilling Ariadne auf Naxos in a staged production performed with an 18-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Utopia founder and artistic director,William Remmers, conducts while the acclaimed Benjamin Spierman (Indianapolis Opera, Dayton Opera, St. Petersburg Opera, Bronx Opera) directs; costume stylings are by Eric Lamp. 18-piece orchestral reduction by Christopher Fecteau. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young ArtistsFlorida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2015-16 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program. (more...)

New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9New York Philharmonic to Release Complete Box Set of THE NIELSEN PROJECT, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The final recording and complete box set of The Nielsen Project - the New York Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) - will be released June 9, 2015, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth. The final recording features Nielsen's complete concertos: the Flute Concerto with Principal Flute Robert Langevin, Clarinet Concerto with Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill, and Violin Concerto with Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Close 2014-15 season with Mahler's Symphony No.4, 5/22-23Utah Symphony to Close 2014-15 season with Mahler's Symphony No.4, 5/22-23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Maestro Thierry Fischer and the Utah Symphony conclude their season hitting the midway point in their two-year Mahler Symphony Cycle performing Mahler's Symphony No. 4 with Artist in Residence, Celena Shafer. Also on the program is Shostakovich's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra performed by Veronika Eberle in her Utah Symphony debut. Performances run May 22 - 23 at Abravanel Hall. Tickets, priced from $18 to $69 ($10 for students), are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beautiful Soup's DER KANARIENVOGEL (THE CANARY)Photo Flash: First Look at Beautiful Soup's DER KANARIENVOGEL (THE CANARY)
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

DER KANARIENVOGEL (THE CANARY), a new play by Steven Carl McCasland, is running this month at New York City's Clarion Theatre. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

David Bernard to Conduct Park Avenue Chamber Symphony in TRANSFORMATIONS, 5/16-17David Bernard to Conduct Park Avenue Chamber Symphony in TRANSFORMATIONS, 5/16-17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

The highly sought-after American conductor David Bernard will lead his Park Avenue Chamber Symphony in a program of works by Hindemith, Bach, and Schumann titled 'Transformations' on Saturday evening, May 16th, 8 p.m. and again on Sunday afternoon, May 17th, 3 p.m. at All Saints Church, 230 East 60th Street, between Second and Third Avenues, New York City. (more...)

League of American Orchestras' Conference 2015 Set for Cleveland, 5/27-29League of American Orchestras' Conference 2015 Set for Cleveland, 5/27-29
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Nearly 1,000 stakeholders from across the orchestra field will attend the League of American Orchestras' Conference 2015, May 27-29 in Cleveland, marking the first time a League Conference has been hosted by The Cleveland Orchestra. Orchestra managers, musicians, staff, trustees, and volunteers will interact with experts from within the arts community and beyond, attending general and elective sessions, live performances, and social and networking events. (more...)

MADAMA BUTTERFLY to Launch OPERA San Antonio's 2015-16 SeasonMADAMA BUTTERFLY to Launch OPERA San Antonio's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

OPERA San Antonio's Board of Directors and Chairman Mel Weingart today announced the slate for OPERA San Antonio's second season as the Resident Opera Company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra to Perform Richard Strauss's 'Daphne' in MayCleveland Orchestra to Perform Richard Strauss's 'Daphne' in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Music Director Franz Welser-Möst continues his focus on and commitment to opera with a new production of Richard Strauss's Daphne performed by The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall May 27 and 30. For Daphne, a work the composer called a “bucolic tragedy,” the Orchestra's production brings the majesty of the outdoors to the intimate setting of Severance Hall. Los Angeles-based stage director James Darrah transforms Severance Hall into a tableau of nature, within the concert hall's classically inspired architecture. The story unfolds around the Orchestra with dance, men's chorus, and a cast of singers costumed in a contemporary interpretation of traditional Greek attire. (more...)

Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9Richmond Symphony to Join Forces with Chorus on BERNSTEIN: CHICHESTER PSLAMS, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 – Richmond, Virginia The Richmond Symphony invites you to experience Bernstein: Chichester Psalms on Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Richmond CenterStage's Carpenter Theatre. The performance features boy soprano Jack Rigdon and the 150 member Richmond Symphony Chorus with Director Erin R. Freeman. This is the final Altria Masterworks Concert of the 2014-15 Season and will be led by Music Director, Steven Smith. (more...)

2015 Michael Merritt Awards Set for Loyola University Chicago, 5/42015 Michael Merritt Awards Set for Loyola University Chicago, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The 22nd Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on Monday, May 4th, at Loyola University Chicago. (more...)

International Opera Awards Winners Announced!International Opera Awards Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On Sunday 26 April 2015 at The Savoy Theatre, the winners of the International Opera Awards were announced in a ceremony hosted by Richard E. Grant. The evening celebrated excellence in opera while also raising funds for the Opera Awards Foundation, which aims to support those starting their careers in the field of opera. (more...)

 Maestro Classics Announces Release of MERRY PRANKS OF MASTER TILL, 6/23 Maestro Classics Announces Release of MERRY PRANKS OF MASTER TILL, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Maestro Classics, winner of over 50 prestigious awards for its Stories in Music series of recordings, proudly announces the June 23rd release of the company's eleventh album for family listening, a sparkling rendition of Richard Strauss's colorful tone poem Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, presented here for narrator and orchestra as Merry Pranks of Master Till.  (more...)

Basquiat, Zanele Muholi, Orchestra of St. Luke's Among Brooklyn Museum's May 2015 ProgramsBasquiat, Zanele Muholi, Orchestra of St. Luke's Among Brooklyn Museum's May 2015 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of programs for adults, teens, and kids in May. Public programs include talks, nighttime events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

BWW Review: San Diego Opera Again Proves Itself Worthy of 'Must-See' StatusBWW Review: San Diego Opera Again Proves Itself Worthy of 'Must-See' Status
by Erica Miner - Apr 21, 2015

A display of operatic and symphonic talent rarely seen and heard on one stage (more...)

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...)

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