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  1. Tenors show two facets of recital traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... superb breath support throughout, and simple, almost conversational beauty in "Morgen," in a set of songs by Richard Strauss (all supported efficiently by the accompanist Justina Lee). It was a consummate performance and yet seemed to be missing a ...


  2. Review: Charnwood Orchestra at Leicester's St James the GreaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | IcLoughborough

    The audience in St James the Greater, Leicester, was surely fortunate to have heard soprano Marie Vassiliou's sincere and controlled performance. Marie Vassiliou, her beautiful soprano so impressive in Richard Strauss's Four Last Songs, and her person hardly less so, was only the second singer to be engaged for a Charnwood Orchestra concert, as far as I can remember.


  3. Vienna on a bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 9 | The London Free Press

    ... as the Grand Ferdinand surround quiet Stadtpark with lovers and young families grouped around statues of Mozart, Strauss and Schubert. Only a few streets away are the ornate gates of the Belvedere -- a chance to check your bike and explore the ...


  4. Strauss's 'Elektra' Sure Seems to Resemble Another WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 | The New York Times

    In June, the plagiarism trial about one of the most recognizable guitar solos in rock history ended in a "not guilty" verdict when a jury found there was no evidence that Led Zeppelin had knowingly lifted the opening to its "Stairway to Heaven" from an earlier song by the band Spirit. There never was a similar trial for Richard Strauss regarding the genesis of his "Elektra," one of the great operas of the 20th century, even though significant elements of it - including the opening, the end and the musical motif representing Orest, one of its key characters - are uncannily close to corresponding parts of an opera written a few years earlier by a composer who had sent his score to Strauss.


  5. Obituary - Sir Neville Marriner, conductorRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 4 | Sunday Herald

    ... an all Bach programme with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and the Scottish Choral Society; an emotional account of Richard Strauss's Metamorphosen in 1984; and in 1986 an all Mozart concert with the Stirling born soprano Margaret Marshall. He conducted ...


  6. Concert in Mumbai sets example of real cooperation in culture between India, KazakhstanRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 |

    NK Bollywood , Mumbai [India], Oct.2 : The close bilateral cooperation between India and Kazakhstan in the fields of art and culture was recently visible when well known Kazakh violinist Marat Bizengaliev performed at a concert here to mark the 10th anniversary of the Symphony Orchestra of India . The concert was held at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai on Friday, and included selections from western classical maestros like American composer and conductor Leonard Berstein, 19th century Austrian composer Johann Strauss II; 19th century French composer Alexandre Cesar Leopold Bizet and others.


  7. Welcome 2017 with Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert at Kimmel CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 |

    A stunning new program featuring Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from Die Fledermaus and Merry Widow will be performed by the Strauss Symphony of America. Enjoy a star-studded cast of acclaimed European singers, and ballet as well as beautifully costumed ballroom dancers that will waltz you through romantic vignettes.


  8. Dunn Center celebrates two decades of entetainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... works seasoned with selections from a film adaptation of a wildly popular children's book series. The first includes Strauss' fanfare from "Also Sprach Zarathustra" and Wagner's "The Ride of the Valkyries," while among the second are selections from ...


  9. CT Choral Society to Sing Cassandra Opera in NY CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | PR Log

    ... the NJCS Festival Youth Chorus. Cassandra , a rarely performed work, is believed to be the inspiration for Richard Strauss' opera Elektra. The Connecticut Choral Society, based in Southbury, CT, with auditioned singers hailing from 20 towns, has ...


  10. 7th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Announces Call for EntriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | PR Log

    ... group. "We hope students who are passionate about the performing arts will register for the competition," said Mary Strauss, President of the FPACF Board of Directors. Performing arts categories include (but are not limited to): singers, dancers, ...


  11. Strauss Youth Academy presents: School of RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts invited schools across the area for a special preview of School of Rock, the first show of its Fall season. "We picked this show because it is on Broadway right now and it's so rare that a community theater is given the rights to do something on Broadway," says Watler Allen, executive director of SYAA.


  12. Andris Nelsons, lifting the baton with the BSORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 |

    ... of like the Who's Who of pianism at the moment." Nelsons will also soon conduct a complete concert performance of Strauss's opera "Der Rosenkavalier" (Sept. 29 and Oct. 1), featuring Rene Fleming and Susan Graham. The production will mark the final ...


  13. New Jersey Symphony Welcomes New Music Director Xian ZhangRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 |

    ... a program featuring Beethoven's Triple Concerto, Haydn's Symphony No. 102 and Adagio from Piano Trio No. 40 and Strauss' Suite from Der Rosenkavalier , November 3-6. The Beethoven concerto features NJSO Concertmaster Eric Wyrick, Principal Cello ...


  14. Metropolitan melodies: The audiophile's guide to New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Mashable

    ... photos and climatic scenes in romantic comedies, the Bow Bridge oozes intimacy and demands a song to match. Strauss' The Blue Danube Waltz , provides a loving, spring-time quality that will have you stepping along the bridge's artful planks in ...


  15. Duckett and Hameed set to vie for Cook's approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Cricketer International

    Alastair Cook has kissed a few frogs in his search to find a new opening partner, but will now be hoping that either Haseeb Hameed or Ben Duckett turns out to be his prince. If all goes to plan, one of them will become his 10th opening partner since the retirement of Andrew Strauss when the first Test against Bangladesh starts in Chittagong on October 20. They are far from like-for-like selections.


  16. Next Stage presents 'The Mushroom Cure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    PUTNEY >> Next Stage Arts Project presents "The Mushroom Cure," with Adam Strauss, at Next Stage for one night only on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, available, online at .


  17. | Wallabies v Boks: 4 vital duelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | News24

    ... 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Tendai Mtawarira Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18


  18. 7 Tricks to Tame Your Blood PressureRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 |

    ... that is resistant to conventional drugs. In a Dutch study, 120 people were assigned to listen to classical music by Strauss and Mozart, the pop group ABBA or silence for 25 minutes. The classical listeners enjoyed a significant drop in blood ...


  19. 'Eat great food and drink fine wine', acclaimed St Helens-born conductor's advice to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | St. Helens Reporter

    ... with the Orchestra of Opera North, Bond & Beyond, Classical Spectacular, Jingle Bell Christmas, the 2017 Johann Strauss Tour, Movie Classics and White Christmas for Raymond Gubbay Ltd, the 2016 Leeds Castle Classical Open Air Concert, Last Night of ...


  20. Sir Willard, Lady Sylvia delight at TryallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... Sir Willard in a post-concert interview with The Gleaner . Lady Sylvia, who sings lyric soprano, paid tribute to Strauss, while they both gave respect to composers Aaron Copland and Benjamin Britten. The audience members' appreciation was evident in ...