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Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss: A 150th Anniversary Tribute

Enjoy our playlist to celebrate the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss. 
May 2019
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Year of birth1864
Year of death1949
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ClevelandKeenlyside sings Sibelius

Grieg, Sibelius, Strauss R.
The Cleveland Orchestra; Franz Welser-Möst; Sir Simon Keenlyside

GothenburgGrand Opening

Grand Opening
Bartók, Strauss R.
Gothenburg Symphony; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Patricia Kopatchinskaja

Hong KongQuotation of Dream

Takemitsu, Debussy, Yoshimatsu, Strauss R., Ravel
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Jun Märkl; Duo Ping and Ting; Michael Wilson

BergenEirik Johan Grøtvedt & Eirik Haug Stømner

Grieg, Saeverud, Schumann, Strauss R.
Eirik Haug Stømner; Eirik Johan Grøtvedt

ViennaDie Frau ohne SchattenNew production

Strauss R.: Die Frau ohne Schatten
Christian Thielemann; Vincent Huguet; Vienna State Opera; Aurélie Maestre; Caroline de Vivaise; Nina Stemme; Camilla Nylund
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Leonard Slatkin: an exciting performance in Dublin

Leonard Slatkin © Cybelle Codish
Ibragimova delivers a delectable performance of Strauss' Violin Concerto, while Slatkin and the RTÉ NSO impress with McTee and Elgar. 
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Pranks, puppets, and the cosmos with Baiba Skride and Andris Nelsons

Baiba Skride, Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony © Robert Torres
The world premiere of Sebastian Currier’s Aether for violin and orchestra shifts attention from Till Eulenspiegel's earthy antics to the cosmic.
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Curious pairing, inspired playing in Bychkov's NY Phil engagement

Semyon Bychkov © Umberto Nicoletti
Coupling a rare but underwhelming concerto by Max Bruch with Strauss's polychrome orchestral showpiece, the program with Semyon Bychkov and the sisters Labèque accentuated superlative musicianship.
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Ariadne in Milan: the director cannot find the thread

Ariadne auf Naxos © Brescia/Amisano | Teatro alla Scala
Frederic Wake-Walker sticks to a vapid pop-parody that demeans the intellectual message of Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos.
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Odyssey Opera’s Die ägyptische Helena

Kirsten Chambers © Kathy Wittman
A concert performance in Boston of Strauss' rarely heard opera, The Egyptian Helen
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