Richard Strauss

Article image
Der Rosenkavalier review – glittering 50s update cleverly separates love and lust
Bruno Ravella’s production has a glamorous staging that allows Miah Persson’s understated refinement to register

Tim Ashley

03, Jun, 2021 @1:32 PM

Article image
Edinburgh international festival returns with music-heavy lineup
With theatre and dance scaled back, music dominates, including concerts from Simon Rattle, Damon Albarn, Nicola Benedetti and Laura Mvula

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Jun, 2021 @11:28 AM

Article image
Richard Strauss: where to start with his music
For the last of this series, we turn to one of the greatest of all composers for the human voice, a man who lived through the Third Reich and two world wars, and whose gorgeously expressive music helped create one of cinema’s most famous moments

Tim Ashley

18, Nov, 2020 @11:58 AM

Article image
House music: Andrew Clements' watching and listening highlights
This week, Opera Harmony’s new socially distanced mini-operas, streaming from a scaled-down Salzburg, and the Proms revisits BBCSSO’s five-star Vaughan Williams

Andrew Clements

10, Aug, 2020 @4:41 PM

Article image
Ignore the relentlessly cheery and take comfort in something from the dark side | Vanessa Thorpe
The times demand indulging in a spot of Pinter or Strauss, not listening to ministers insisting that all is well

Vanessa Thorpe

05, Jul, 2020 @6:15 AM

Article image
Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten review I Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Strauss’s fairytale epic is full of magnificent detail in the hands of Christian Thielemann, while Camilla Nylund’s Empress is supple and intense

Andrew Clements

28, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

Article image
Ken Russell’s banned film about Richard Strauss finally comes to light | Richard Brooks
Russell’s controversial portrait of Strauss as Nazi sympathiser, Times Radio’s launch editor continues working for Radio 4, and Flowers Gallery at 50

Richard Brooks

23, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

Article image
Lise Davidsen: Wagner and Strauss review | Erica Jeal's classical CD of the week
Her voice is the calm at the centre of a storm of music by Wagner and Strauss in Davidsen’s worth-the-wait album

Erica Jeal

30, May, 2019 @2:00 PM

Article image
Salome review – petals, porn and dead ponies give Strauss a feminist reboot
Adena Jacobs floods her stage with blood in an English National Opera re-imagining that does not quite live up to its early intrigue

Tim Ashley

30, Sep, 2018 @10:35 AM

Article image
Heady stuff: Salome, a bloody and brutal heroine for our age?
Strauss’s opera, with its necrophilia, nudity and sheer nastiness is - and always was - a huge challenge for singers. Can a new production coming to ENO emphasise its ‘mythic and feminine’ elements?

Fiona Maddocks

26, Sep, 2018 @1:25 PM

Article image
Madama Butterfly/Der Rosenkavalier review – Glyndebourne openers perplex, provoke and charm
Annilese Miskimmon’s stripped-back Puccini update and an admirable but uneven Strauss revival opened this year’s summer festival

Tim Ashley

21, May, 2018 @11:36 AM

Article image
Salome review – an injection of fresh blood for chilling, gory Strauss
David McVicar revives his provocative production for a third time with more nudity, a severed head and a heroine who acts like a petulant pseudo-teen

Flora Willson

09, Jan, 2018 @2:25 PM

1 / 15 pages