Posts Tagged ‘Richard Strauss’

Feb. 24 2015

A Strauss rarity

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Richard Strauss’s Guntram is not to be confused with Saint Guntram, who was the king of Burgundy from 561 to 592. Rather, he was the young Strauss’s own concoction for his first opera, written very much under the influence of Wagner in 1894, and revised in 1940. Richard Strauss’s collaboration with the librettist Hugo von […]

Nov. 14 2012

The indefatigable Valery Gergiev

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I came across this interview http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2012/11/12/f-valery-gergiev.html?cmp=rss that CBC news conducted with Valery Gergiev when he was in Canada  to give a performance with the Mariinsky Theatre Stradivarius Ensemble. With his indefatigable work ethic, juggling several full-time and guest conducting jobs, he has become the face of Russian classical music. So much so, that Russian officials are using […]

Jan. 24 2012

Tuesday 01/24/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11pm Conductor Semyon Bychkov returns, along with duo-pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque. Poulenc: Two-Piano Concerto Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op 40 Brahms: Symphony No 4 in E Minor, Op 98 (David Robertson, conductor) Related posts: Wednesday 01/25/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw Tuesday 03/20/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Tuesday 05/22/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Dec. 05 2011

Monday 12/05/11 New York Philharmonic This Week

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CONDUCTOR: Bernard Haitink SOLOISTS: Cynthia Phelps, viola; Carter Brey, cello R. Strauss: Don Quixote Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Related posts: Thursday 06/21/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Those viola jokes… Thursday 12/13/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

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