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Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss: A 150th Anniversary Tribute

Richard Strauss in 1922 © Ferdinand Schmutzer
Enjoy our playlist to celebrate the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss. 
June 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Fact file
Year of birth1864
Year of death1949
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Strauss R.: Arabella
Constantin Trinks; Andreas Dresen; Bavarian State Opera; Mathias Fischer-Dieskau; Sabine Greunig; Anja Harteros; Hanna-Elisabeth Müller

BudapestSalomeNew production

Strauss R.: Salome
Balázs Kocsár; János Szikora; Hungarian State Opera; Attila Csikós; Judit Schäffer; Sera Gösch; Ildikó Komlósi

GlyndebourneDer Rosenkavalier

Rachel Willis-Sørensen (The Marschallin) © Robert Workman | Glyndebourne Festival 2018
Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Robin Ticciati; Richard Jones; Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Paul Steinberg; Nicky Gillibrand; Rachel Willis-Sørensen; Michaela Kaune

MadridCiclo Sinfónico: La maldición de Joachim

Ciclo Sinfónico: La maldición de Joachim
Dvořák, Strauss R.
Orquesta Nacional de España; David Afkham; Isabelle Faust

LondonJennifer Johnston (mezzo soprano) & Cameron Richardson-Eames (piano) - Showcase recital and reception

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo soprano) & Cameron Richardson-Eames (piano) - Showcase recital and reception
Britten, Mahler, Rachmaninov, Strauss R.
Jennifer Johnston; Unknown
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Magnificent 10th birthday: Amicus plays Strauss and Mahler

Anush Hovhannisyan © Vardan Aslanyan
Amicus chamber orchestra celebrated its NYOS roots by inviting 25 young players to join them for their powerful 10th Anniversary concert, conducted by Catherine Larsen-Maguire with Glasgow-trained soprano Anush Hovhannisyan.
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Up close and personal at the Arnold Schönberg Center in Vienna

Die Musik by Gustav Klimt © Wikicommons
A gorgeous programme of Wagner, Strauss and Schoenberg and fragments in sextet arrangements
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A gentle, sympathetic Capriccio at Garsington

Miah Persson (Countess), Sam Furness (Flamand) in background © Johan Persson
An affirmation of the importance of cultural values in the face of the abyss, or Richard Strauss fiddling while Europe burnt? Tim Albery's production leaves it to us to decide.
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Deception reigns in Loy’s Der Rosenkavalier in Stockholm

Adrian Angelico (Octavian) © Sara Strandlund
Malin Byström convinces as the Feldmarschallin with Adrian Angelico as a strong Octavian, under the baton of Alan Gilbert.
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Capriccio: Strauss’ swansong at the Staatsoper

Daniela Fally (Italian Singer) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Poehn
Vienna State Opera offered a solid production in which precious little gleamed.
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