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Richard Strauss

 
Richard Strauss Headshot
Date Of Birth:
June 11, 1864
Date Of Death:
September 08, 1949 (85)
Birth Place:
Munich, GERMANY
 
Richard Strauss Headshot
Date of Birth: June 11, 1864
Date of Death: September 08, 1949 (85)

Birth Place: Munich, GERMANY
 

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Richard Strauss News

ELEKTRA is Now Playing at Den Norske Opera Photo ELEKTRA is Now Playing at Den Norske Opera
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2023

In a rundown family home on the outskirts of Oslo, a horrific revenge killing takes place. Richard Strauss' passionate music meets Ole Anders Tandberg's new version of the old tale about Elektra.

Hans-Joachim Ketelsen Becomes Honorary Member of the Semperoper Photo Hans-Joachim Ketelsen Becomes Honorary Member of the Semperoper
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2023

The Semperoper Dresden has appointed the Sächsischer Kammersänger (Saxon Chamber Singer) Hans-Joachim Ketelsen as its Honorary Member. After the performance of »La bohème« on Friday, 3 February 2023, in which the baritone will perform the role of Benoît, the new titleholder will receive an official certificate from the intendant of Saxon State Opera.

New Jersey Symphony Announces 2023â€"24 Season Photo New Jersey Symphony Announces 2023â€"24 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2023

The New Jersey Symphony has announced its 101st season highlighting Music Director Xian Zhang's ambitious vision to explore the musical heritage of the American orchestral works.

Puccini's TOSCA Continues San Diego Opera Season March 25, 2023 Photo Puccini's TOSCA Continues San Diego Opera Season March 25, 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023

San Diego Opera's 2022-2023 Season continues with Puccini's Tosca on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.

Cynthia Clarey Will Debut BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman Theatre On Fe Photo Cynthia Clarey Will Debut BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman Theatre On February 5th
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 25, 2023

The former opera star turned Chicago cabaret staple will make her Manhattan nightclub debut.

Comedian Joanne McNally to Present THE PROSECCO EXPRESS at The Town Hall in February Photo Comedian Joanne McNally to Present THE PROSECCO EXPRESS at The Town Hall in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2023

The Town Hall will present two special evenings of comedy with comedian Joanne McNally in The Prosecco Express on February 3 and 4 at 8pm.

American Symphony Orchestra To Perform Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony & Ethel Smyth's M Photo American Symphony Orchestra To Perform Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony & Ethel Smyth's Mass In D, January 27
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2023

The American Symphony Orchestra continues its 2022-23 season on January 27 with a program at St. Bartholomew's Church, a New York National Historic Landmark, exploring music for organ and orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns and Dame Ethel Smyth. It features soloist Paolo Bordignon, organist and choirmaster of the church and harpsichordist of the New York Philharmonic, along with soprano Anya Matanovic, mezzo-soprano Eve Gigliotti, tenor Joshua Blue, and bass Adam Lau.  

Philharmonia Orchestra Announces Second Half of First Year's Residency at Cromwell Pl Photo Philharmonia Orchestra Announces Second Half of First Year's Residency at Cromwell Place
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2023

Following a successful collaboration during London Art Week and the first four concerts of the residency from  September to November 2022, the Philharmonia and Cromwell Place have announced the programme for the second half of the residency from January - June  2023.  Members of the Philharmonia have formed ensembles and selected music to reflect the themes of the changing exhibitions at Cromwell Place.

Jaap Van Zweden and Maestro Vasily Petrenko Present a Series of Programmes in Hong Ko Photo Jaap Van Zweden and Maestro Vasily Petrenko Present a Series of Programmes in Hong Kong Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Dec 29, 2022

From January to February 2023, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) will present a line-up of programmes led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden and internationally acclaimed Maestro Vasily Petrenko. Learn more about the lineup here!

Jaap Van Zweden and Maestro Vasily Petrenko Present a Series of Programmes in January Photo Jaap Van Zweden and Maestro Vasily Petrenko Present a Series of Programmes in January and February
by Stephi Wild - Dec 29, 2022

From January to February 2023, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) will present a line-up of programmes led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden and internationally acclaimed Maestro Vasily Petrenko.

Richard Strauss Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ELEKTRA at The Met Opera Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At ELEKTRA at The Met Opera

by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

Soprano Nina Stemme brought down the house when she headlined the premiere of visionary director Patrice Chéreau’s 2016 staging of Elektra. Now she returns to Strauss’s unhinged heroine, opposite one of today’s most in-demand artists, soprano Lise Davidsen, as her sister, Chrysothemis. Donald Runnicles is on the podium for one of opera’s most blistering scores, leading a cast that also includes mezzo-soprano Michaela Schuster as Klytämnestra, tenor Stefan Vinke as Aegisth, and bass-baritone Greer Grimsley as Orest.

VIDEO: Watch New York City Ballet's 2021 Digital Season Conclusion - VIENNA WALTZES Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch New York City Ballet's 2021 Digital Season Conclusion - VIENNA WALTZES

by Alan Henry - Jun 4, 2021

For the finale of New York City Ballet's 2021 digital season, the Company streams a complete performance of George Balanchine's Vienna Waltzes.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of Three Divas Live in Concert Streaming Live From Versai Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of Three Divas Live in Concert Streaming Live From Versailles 5/22

by Alan Henry - May 21, 2021

Wagnerians in Concert features sopranos Christine Goerke and Elza van den Heever, tenor Andreas Schager, and baritone Michael Volle, live from the Hessisches Staatstheater, in Wiesbaden, Germany, on May 8. Three Divas showcases sopranos Ailyn Pérez and Nadine Sierra and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, live from the Opéra Royal-Château de Versailles, in France, on May 22. Both concerts will be streamed live on the Met's website at 1pm EST/7pm CET, and will then be available on demand for 14 days.

VIDEO: Get An Extended Look At WAGNERIANS IN CONCERT Videoplay
VIDEO: Get An Extended Look At WAGNERIANS IN CONCERT

by Alan Henry - May 12, 2021

Wagnerians in Concert, with piano accompaniment by Craig Terry, will include arias and duets from Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer, Lohengrin, Parsifal, Das Rheingold, Tannhäuser, and Die Walküre, as well as songs by Richard Strauss. Get an extended look at the show!

VIDEO: Get An Extended Look At WAGNERIANS IN CONCERT Videoplay
VIDEO: Get An Extended Look At WAGNERIANS IN CONCERT

by Alan Henry - May 10, 2021

Wagnerians in Concert, with piano accompaniment by Craig Terry, will include arias and duets from Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer, Lohengrin, Parsifal, Das Rheingold, Tannhäuser, and Die Walküre, as well as songs by Richard Strauss. Get an extended look at the show!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At New York Philharmonic's First Performance For An Audience  Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At New York Philharmonic's First Performance For An Audience Since March 2020

by Alan Henry - May 10, 2021

These are the first notes of a concert 400 days in the making. Caroline Shaw’s “Entr’acte” opened the New York Philharmonic’s first performance for an audience since March 10, 2020 as part of The Shed’s series “An Audience With...”

VIDEO: Three Divas Live in Concert To Stream Live From Versailles 5/22 Videoplay
VIDEO: Three Divas Live in Concert To Stream Live From Versailles 5/22

by Alan Henry - May 5, 2021

Wagnerians in Concert features sopranos Christine Goerke and Elza van den Heever, tenor Andreas Schager, and baritone Michael Volle, live from the Hessisches Staatstheater, in Wiesbaden, Germany, on May 8. Three Divas showcases sopranos Ailyn Pérez and Nadine Sierra and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, live from the Opéra Royal-Château de Versailles, in France, on May 22. Both concerts will be streamed live on the Met's website at 1pm EST/7pm CET, and will then be available on demand for 14 days.

VIDEO: Robert Rearden, NSO French Horn Performs Concerto No. 2 by R. Strauss Videoplay
VIDEO: Robert Rearden, NSO French Horn Performs Concerto No. 2 by R. Strauss

by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2020

Robert Rearden of the National Symphony Orchestra performs the first movement exposition of the Second Horn Concerto by Richard Strauss, shares his favorite moment in the NSO, and talks about how he got his start as a musician.

VIDEO: NSO's Adriana Horne and Jennifer Kim Perform Strauss Videoplay
VIDEO: NSO's Adriana Horne and Jennifer Kim Perform Strauss

by Stage Tube - May 6, 2020

In a new NSO @ Home video, Jennifer Kim answers some commonly asked questions about being in the NSO, and performs a work was originally for voice and orchestra by Richard Strauss with Adriana Horne.

VIDEO: Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra Perform Virtual Rendition of Strauss' 'Also Sp Videoplay
VIDEO: Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra Perform Virtual Rendition of Strauss' 'Also Sprach Zarathustra'

by Stage Tube - May 2, 2020

The Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra has released a virtual performance of Richard Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra.


Richard Strauss Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Richard Strauss written?
Richard Strauss has written 1 shows including Ariadne Auf Naxos (Composer).