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Die Frau ohne Schatten Audio Slideshow

Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a Shadow) opens at the Met on November 7 for six performances only! The cast includes Anne Schwanewilms, Christine Goerke, Ildikó Komlósi, Torsten Kerl, and Johan Reuter. Check out an audio slideshow from … Continue reading

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Die Frau ohne Schatten: In Focus

Die Frau ohne Schatten In Focus Premiere: Vienna State Opera, 1919 The fourth collaboration of Richard Strauss and librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal was in many ways their most ambitious: a heavily symbolic morality tale about love and marriage that unfolds … Continue reading

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Der Rosenkavalier: In Focus

Der Rosenkavalier In Focus Premiere: Royal Opera House, Dresden, 1911 Strauss’s most popular opera was an instant success at its premiere, earning a secure spot in the repertory that has not wavered in the 100 years since. Set in an … Continue reading

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