R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche; Symphonia Domestica / Frankfurt Opera House & Museum Orchestra; Weigle
1 CD / Oehms / 2014-09-09Works: Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28; Sinfonia Domestica, for orchestra, Op. 53 (TrV 209)
Conductors: Weigl, Sebastian
Ensemble: Frankfurt Opera House & Museum Orchestra
Part 2 of Richard Strauss' orchestra works from the Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra with conductor Sebastian Weigle includes the roguish pranks of Till Eulenspiegel...continue...
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1 CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2014-09-09Works: Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20; Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Strauss was only 25 years old when his tone-poem Don Juan was premiered in 1889, and it was this vivid depiction of a young man's...continue...
C. Franck; R. Strauss: Sonatas for Violin and Piano / Arabella Steinbacher, violin; Robert Kulek, piano
1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2014-09-09Works: César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8; Richard Strauss: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 18
Performers: Kulek, Robert; Steinbacher, Arabella
Violinist Arabella Steinbacher and pianist Robert Kulek continue their vital collaboration together with a new Pentatone release: César Franck's Sonata for Piano and Violin in...continue...
Recording information: Concertboerderij Valthermond, The Netherlands (05/2012)....continue...
Strauss: Elektra / Evelyn Herlitzius, Waltraud Meier, Adrianne Pieczonka. Esa-Pekka Salonen, Orch. de Paris [DVD]
1 DVD Video / Bel Air Classiques / 2014-08-26Works: Richard Strauss: Elektra, Op. 58
Performers: Behle, Renate; Herlitzius, Evelyn; Hoffmann, Florian; Hyman, Bonita; Mazura, Franz; McIntyre, Donald; Meier, Waltraud; Petrenko, Mikhail; Pieczonka, Adrianne; Randle, Thomas
Conductors: Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Ensemble: Orchestra de Paris
In 1903, Richard Strauss attended a performance of Elektra, a play by the Viennese poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal based on the tragedy by Sophocles. Three...continue...
Run Time: 133 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, I...continue...
Strauss: Sonata in F major; Romanze in F major; Mendelssohn: Sonata in D major / Raphaela Gromes, cello; Julian Riem, piano
1 CD / Farao Classics / 2014-08-12Works: Richard Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major, Op. 6; Romanze F-Dur, AV 75; Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata for cello & piano no 2 in D major, Op. 58
Performers: Gromes, Raphaela [Cello]; Riem, Julian
Two early pieces by Richard Strauss and a work from Mendelssohn's maturity "My sonata pleased the audience immensely, and it received colossal applause. I was...continue...
Recording information: Rahmen des Richard-Strauss-Festivals, Garmisch-Partenki (05/2012)....continue...
Richard Strauss: Intermezzo Op. 72 / Simone Schneider, Brigitte Fassbaender, Markus Eiche. Ulf Schirmer
2 CD / CPO / 2014-08-12Works: Richard Strauss: Intermezzo, Op. 72
Performers: Bulgakova, Maria [Soprano Vocal]; Dries, Michael; Eiche, Markus; Gunnell, Brenden; Homrich, Martin; Kugel, Marc [Bass Baritone]; Missenhardt, Gunter; Mitterhuber, Sophie [Soprano Vocal]; Schone, Pete...
Conductors: Schirmer, Ulf
Ensemble: Munchner Rundfunkorchester
The tension between a high-flying artistic existence and down-to-earth middle-class life in the person of the composer Richard Strauss was the theme of the 2011...continue...
Recording information: Werdenfelsaal (06/07/2011-06/08/2011)....continue...
The Romantic Violin Concerto Vol. 16: Busoni: Violin Concerto Op. 35a; Strauss: Violin Concerto Op. 8 / Tanja Becker-Bender, violin
1 CD / Hyperion / 2014-08-12Works: Ferruccio Busoni: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35a/K 243; Benedictus aus der Missa Solemnis, transcription for violin & orchestra (after Beethoven, Op. 123),; Richard Strauss: Concerto for Vio...
Performers: Becker-Bender, Tanja
Conductors: Walker, Garry
Ensemble: ; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
German violinist Tanja Becker-Bender returns to the Romantic Violin Concerto series along with Hyperion house band the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Garry Walker....continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-08-05Works: Richard Strauss: Elektra, Op. 58
Performers: Hadidi, Gala El; Heller, Constance [Vocals]; McHantaf, Nadja; Schroder, Simone; Secunde, Nadine; Sorensen, Rachel
Conductors: Thielemann, Christian
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Dresden
In the Strauss anniversary year, this is Deutsche Grammophon's new key audio release: a truly electrifying once in a lifetime performance of Strauss' Elektra in...continue...
Recording information: Berlin Philharmonie (01/28/2014)....continue...
Karajan: The complete analogue recordings of Richard Strauss remastered at 24 bit / 96 kHz - Tone poems, concertos, Der Rosenkavalier, Four Last Songs et al. [11 CDs +Blu-Ray Audio]
12 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-08-05Works: Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40; Don Quixote, Op. 35; Concerto for Oboe in D major, AV 144; Concerto for Horn no 2 in E flat major, AV 132; Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28; Salom...
Performers: Casa, Lisa della; Hauptmann, Norbert; Janowitz, Gundula [Soprano vocals]; Jurinac, Sena; Koch, Lothar; Schwalbe, Michel
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic; Vienna Philharmonic
Deutsche Grammophon's No. 1 Catalogue Priority in 2014 is HERBERT VON KARAJAN. We celebrate his 50 years as a DG artist, 25 years after his...continue...
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos / Soile Isokoski, Laura Claycomb, Sergey Skorokhodov, Thomas Allen, Kate Lindsey. London PO, Jurowski (Glyndebourne, 2013) [DVD]
1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2014-07-29Works: Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Claycomb, Laura; Isokoski, Soile; Lindsey, Kate; Skorokhodov, Sergei
Conductors: Jurowski, Vladimir
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Director Katharina Thoma sets Richard Strauss's comedy in a country house in the South Downs (a surrogate for Glyndebourne), immediately before and during the Second...continue...
Run Time: 142 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.0 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Korean
1 CD / CPO / 2014-07-08Works: Richard Strauss: Josephslegende, Op. 63
Conductors: Solyom, Stefan
Ensemble: Staatskapelle Weimar
During a guest performance in Berlin in 1913, Richard Strauss saw Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and was so delighted by them that he declared his...continue...
Recording information: CCN Weimarhalle (06/03/2012-06/04/2012)....continue...