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Richard Strauss

 
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Date of Birth: June 11, 1864
Date of Death: September 08, 1949 (85)

Birth Place: Munich, GERMANY
 

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Soprano Allison Charney concludes concert program with PREformances’ signature Photo

Soprano Allison Charney concludes concert program with PREformances’ signature coda , Zueignung by Richard Strauss

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10/21/2017
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Craig Ketter and Allison Charney  Photo

Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Craig Ketter and Allison Charney

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03/17/2017
Charlie Collier, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks, Jon Hamm, Matthew Weiner (Richar Photo

Charlie Collier, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks, Jon Hamm, Matthew Weiner (Richard Strauss, National Museum of American History)

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03/28/2015
A scene from Richard Strauss''s ''Die Frau ohne Schatten.'' Photo

A scene from Richard Strauss''s ''Die Frau ohne Schatten.''

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10/25/2013
A scene from Richard Strauss''s ''Die Frau ohne Schatten.'' Photo

A scene from Richard Strauss''s ''Die Frau ohne Schatten.''

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10/25/2013
 
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Richard Strauss News

ARABELLAS WALTZ Comes to Norwegian National Ballet This Month Photo ARABELLAS WALTZ Comes to Norwegian National Ballet This Month
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Arabella  is a beautiful opera - a romantic comedy, which shimmers with youthful vitality and curious infatuation. It was the last major collaboration between Richard Strauss and Hugo von Hofmannsthal, who at the beginning of the 20th century created immortal works together.  

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents A Joyful Future  Annual Fundraising  Photo The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents A Joyful Future Annual Fundraising Gala Concert
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra presents A Joyful Future on Saturday, May 21st, at 5pm at The VETS. Guest conductors Tania Miller and Nathaniel Efthimiou join Principal Conductor Bramwell Tovey in a spectacular program including Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, featuring renowned violinist Ray Chen, Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Valerie Coleman's Seven O'Clock Shout, and Richard Strauss' Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks.

Cape Town Opera's One Night Only: Duet Gala Concert Comes To Artscape In June Photo Cape Town Opera's One Night Only: Duet Gala Concert Comes To Artscape In June
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

After a Covid-enforced break of two years, Cape Town Opera (CTO) and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) have announced this one-night-only event of glamour, conducted by sought-after Polish-German conductor Adam Szmidt and directed by the renowned Christine Crouse. 

Ben Heppner to Star in Collingwood Music Festival Fundraising Concert Photo Ben Heppner to Star in Collingwood Music Festival Fundraising Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

The Collingwood Music Festival has announced that as of now, ticket sales are open for their third annual event! The festival brings exceptional performances to Collingwood each summer, featuring award-winning artists in the fields of classical, world, jazz and Indigenous genres.

The Fisher Center at Bard Announces Programming for the Spiegeltent at BARD SUMMERSCA Photo The Fisher Center at Bard Announces Programming for the Spiegeltent at BARD SUMMERSCAPE 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

The Fisher Center at Bard, which has become one of the world's preeminent sources of major multidisciplinary performance works, reopens its beloved Spiegeltent for Bard SummerScape 2022, celebrating the majestic tent's 15th year as a platform for cutting-edge live music, dancing, and more, after a two-year hiatus.

Arizona Opera Announces Casting For Its 2022/23 Season Photo Arizona Opera Announces Casting For Its 2022/23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Arizona Opera announced casting today for their vibrant 2022/23 Season, which will feature an exciting array of productions, ranging from beloved classics to new works, including a return to five in-theater shows in both Phoenix and Tucson.

CARMEN, MACBETH & More Announced for Canadian Opera Company 2022/2023 Season Photo CARMEN, MACBETH & More Announced for Canadian Opera Company 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Three fan favourites, two riveting dramas, a new production of Verdi’s Macbeth, and an exciting co-production with Vancouver Opera headline the Canadian Opera Company’s 2022/2023 programming.

Bard Music Festival Explores Life and Times of One of Last Great Romantics in RACHMAN Photo Bard Music Festival Explores Life and Times of One of Last Great Romantics in RACHMANINOFF & HIS WORLD, August 5â€"14
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022

The Bard Music Festival returns for its 32nd season this August, with an intensive two-week exploration of “Rachmaninoff and His World.” In twelve themed concert programs, Bard examines Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943), perhaps the last great exponent of Russian Romanticism, who nevertheless embodied many contradictions.

Lyric Fest Presents ANYTHING GOES: COLE PORTER - UNCENSORED, May 17-18 Photo Lyric Fest Presents ANYTHING GOES: COLE PORTER - UNCENSORED, May 17-18
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022

​​​​​​​Lyric Fest presents a larger-than-life musical biography of iconic American composer Cole Porter: Anything Goes: Cole Porter - Uncensored will take place on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Moorestown Community Center in Moorestown, NJ and Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Featured in this all-Cole Porter program are baritone Randall Scarlata, mezzo-soprano Suzanne DuPlantis, and pianist Laura Ward.

RI Philharmonic to Present A JOYFUL FUTURE Photo RI Philharmonic to Present A JOYFUL FUTURE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will present its annual fundraiser Gala Concert, A Joyful Future, on Saturday, May 21, at 5:00pm at The VETS, Providence.

Richard Strauss Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ELEKTRA at The Met Opera VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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  VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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).