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  1. Norm Hollingshead previews Seattle Opera's production of 'Ariadne auf Naxos'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Bainbridge Island

    Norm Hollingshead, opera lecturer, will talk about "Ariadne auf Naxos" by Richard Strauss at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Bainbridge Public Library. Big voices and belly laughs are on the menu in this marvelous "mash-up" of backstage farce and grand opera.


  2. Enjoy classical fun at Grantham GuildhallRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Grantham Journal

    ... dance show all rolled into one. There is a broad spectrum of music from Beethoven to Bluegrass, Bach to Brahms, Strauss to Saturday Night Fever, Offenbach to Elvis as well as many well-loved folk tunes - all played with the Graffiti Classics ...


  3. Music Review: Soprano Miriam Khalil sings lustrous mix of the familiar and the ArabicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 |

    ... Elvira's barn-burning arias from Don G. Khalil got to show off her striking lower range in three songs by Richard Strauss. Her voice is ideal for Strauss; she's not quite a Marschallin yet, but she'd make a wonderful Arabella. However, her German ...


  4. Soprano Rschmann, pianist Uchida hit and miss in recitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 |

    ... Biedermeier sensibility can seem remote. Rschmann had some prosaic moments, similar to her in-and-out recording of Strauss' Four Last Songs with Yannick Nzet-Sguin. Maybe she's best with characters, ones of Shakespearean stature - as in her ...


  5. Fraser Valley Wind Ensemble performs in AbbotsfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Fraser Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Rob Goddard, presents Music of the Movies and More on Saturday, April 18. The ensemble will present familiar classical works made famous by the movies, including pieces by Barber, Mozart, Strauss and Shore. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.


  6. Everyone's an EsotericRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | City Journal

    ... just society isn't possible. Most readers today, though not fools, would miss this altogether. In 1952, Leo Strauss published Persecution and the Art of Writing , in which he argued that from classical times until the nineteenth century almost all ...


  7. Did Lincoln Understand History?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Foundation for Economic Education

    ... York City. Booth played the part of Mark Antony, but another stage beckoned. That other stage was not, according to Strauss, for the particular dramatic role Booth thought he'd be playing, because history does not work according to the rules of ...


  8. Andris Nelsons Makes Carnegie Hall Debut as BSO Music Director This WeekRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    ... Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K. 595, with soloist Richard Goode , an acclaimed Mozart specialist, and Richard Strauss 's Ein Heldenleben. In his final appearances of the 2014-15 season Thursday, April 9-Tuesday, April 14, Music Director Andris ...


  9. Music review Nelsons, BSO offer dreamy Schuller, dramatic StraussRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 |

    ... contemplative rather than gloomy. Schuller wrote for a large orchestra, so it was smart to join it on a program with Strauss's "Ein Heldenleben," which calls for one equally large. Strauss's works are a Nelsons specialty, and the composer's immodest ...


  10. Vienna has it all - from great composers to great artists, inventors or thinkers, you will find itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 |

    Home to Mozart, Strauss, Klimt, Freud and rather good coffee, Austria's capital is a cultural heaven - and an absolute 'must' to see is a classical concert You could stay in Vienna for a couple of weeks and still not see all the museums, concert halls and places of interest. It feels safe, clean and quiet, with an orderly, gentle pace where you can nearly always get a seat on a train or tram, where everything runs like clockwork.


  11. Inge Borkh: "Operatic Recital"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Opera News

    ... between 1956 and 1958 is Debussy's aria for Lia from L'Enfant Prodigue . It would seem, on the evidence of the Strauss recordings, that Borkh's voice would be too grand and unsubtle for this music. But Borkh, though she certainly has a larger ...


  12. Hidalgo: A breath of refreshing and inspiring airRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Sun-Star

    ... advanced students on the beauty, grace, and techniques of ballet dance routines. The next was the Champagne Polka by Strauss II. This is a round dance of Bohemian origin, very lively and rhythmic performed by the intermediate students. The next ...


  13. Monterey Symphony Announces Majestic Realm Concert: April 17-19, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PR Log

    ... young musicians, Mr. DA az is president and CEO of the esteemed Curtis Institute of Music. The concert begins with Strauss' colorful Overture to the Gypsy Baron, which returns us to the Ottoman Empire and the Hungarian countryside for another ...


  14. Prata Duo To Present Free ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 |

    ... Steve Wolff, piano/organ present "Works for Horn, Organ and Piano" including pieces by Chabrier, Saint-Saens, Franz Strauss, Charles Callahan, J. S. Bach, and other composers. Mike Keegan, Horn, is the Founder, Executive, Musical, and Artistic ...


  15. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Karabits at Colston HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    Kirill Karabits drew some sumptuous Straussian sounds out of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra when Also Sprach Zarathustra ensured a high octane start to the Colston Hall's current International Classical Season. And for his first return visit, - ahead of dramatic Rachmaninov and Prokofiev in April - the orchestra's Principal Conductor has more Strauss up his sleeve: the delectable Four Last Songs, composed in 1948, the year before Strauss died, and looking death in the face with a poise and serenity that goes straight to the heart.


  16. Maria Radner: Internationally acclaimed contralto who was due to make ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Independent

    ... Opera, New York, in January 2012, and the following March she was singing at La Scala, Milan, in Richard Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten. As early as 2008, when she took the title role in Handel's Solomon at the Bregenz Festival, the critics ...


  17. Cleveland Orchestra Announces Summers@Severance ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 |

    ... Franz Welser-Mst leads the Orchestra in a program of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 with soloist Igor Levit. Strauss's tone poem, Symphonia domestica, which represents the lyrical and humorous experiences of the composer's daily family life, and a ...


  18. Week 7: Natural Rights Conservatisma "The Case of Leo StraussRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The American Conservative

    ... of American conservatism was a highly philosophical, academic, often obscure German-Jewish emigre named Leo Strauss, who wrote detailed treatises on Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Spinoza, and other major figures in the history of political philosophy. ...


  19. Live music at mall today, UTT SaturdayRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... oncert will feature violinist Christine Wu as the guest artist. The program will include Beethoven's Symphony No. 8, Strauss's "Die Fledermaus" Overture, Rossi-ni's "William Tell" Overture, and Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 1.


  20. Oldest US musical group turning 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... America's oldest continuously operating arts organization - which introduced the nation to composers like Chopin and Strauss, the 19th century editions of Top 40 hitmakers like Jay-Z and Lady Gaga - turns 200 on Tuesday. But the Boston-based society ...