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Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier Der Rosenkavalier, Richard Strauss, Deutsche Oper Berlin, April 2016. Director Götz Friedrich, Das Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin conducted by Ulf Schirmer. Reviewed by Tony Cooper First performed in January 1911 at the Königliches Opernhaus (predecessor of Semperoper), … Continue reading

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Die ägyptische Helena

Die ägyptische Helena Die ägyptische Helena, Richard Strauss, Deutsche Oper Berlin, April 2016. Director Marco Arturo Marelli, Das Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin conducted by Andrew Litton. Reviewed by Tony Cooper Following on from Strauss’ well-loved operas, Salomé and Elektra, … Continue reading

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Die Liebe der Danae

Die Liebe der Danae Die Liebe der Danae, Richard Strauss, Deutsche Oper Berlin, April 2016. Director Kirsten Harms, Das Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin conducted by Sebastian Weigle. Reviewed by Tony Cooper German soprano, Manuela Uhl – who delivered a … Continue reading

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Elektra, Richard Strauss

  Elektra, Richard Strauss Elektra, Richard Strauss, Deutsche Oper Berlin, April 2016. Director Kirsten Harms (revival director: Claudia Gotta), Das Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin conducted by Donald Runnicles. Reviewed by Tony Cooper A thrilling and adventurous piece of composing, … Continue reading

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Salome, Richard Strauss

Salome, Richard Strauss Salome, Richard Strauss, Deutsche Oper Berlin, April 2016. Director Claus Guth (revival director: William Robertson), Das Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin conducted by Alain Altinoglu. Reviewed by Tony Cooper First performed at the Hofoper, Dresden, in 1905, … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, October 2014

ENDNOTES, October 2014 In this edition: Rachmaninov, Dohnányi and Strauss from Somm Records * Summer music from Judith Bailey * Sacred choral music from St. John’s College, Cambridge Although Endnotes has avoided “Discs of the month” and other sales-like descriptions, … Continue reading

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