Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss: A 150th Anniversary Tribute

Enjoy our playlist to celebrate the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss. 
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Fact file
Year of birth1864
Year of death1949
NationalityGermany
PeriodRomantic
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StauntonPranksters and Puppet Masters

Haydn, Strauss R., Stravinsky, Guinivan

AmsterdamSummerNight at the Movies: from Dallas to Downton Abbey

Goldsmith, Mussorgsky, Saint-Saëns, Lunn, Beal, Djawadi, Dale, Strauss R.
Noord Nederlands Orkest; Christian Schumann; Harry Piekema

GrafeneggDiana Damrau & The Czech Philharmonic

Mozart, Strauss R.
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Replacement for Jiří Bělohlávek; Diana Damrau

LondonProm 61

Tarrodi, Barber, Strauss R., Nielsen
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Renée Fleming

AmsterdamLast of the SummerNights

Copland, Roukens, Mozart, Rossini, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Strauss R.
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; Antony Hermus; Nemanja Radulović; Karin Strobos
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An all-Strauss evening in Lucerne

Conductor Riccardo Chailly launched this year's Lucerne Festival with a riveting programme of three late 19th century works by the great orchestral explorer, Richard Strauss.
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Prom 30: Innovation, fantasy and Old Testament excess

Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra brought a wide ranging programme from the south coast for their annual Proms visit.
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Mischief and melancholia at the Three Choirs

In a concert of two halves, Worcester Cathedral experiences unforgettable pain and pleasure in works by Strauss, Rasch and Janáček.
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Sunny Strauss on Verbier's slopes

There were piano arpeggios that could have come from the pen of no other composer
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Sumptuous Strauss from Louise Alder

We anticipated a Ukrainian barihunk singing Tchaikovsky, but ended up with an English rose singing Strauss.
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