Richard Strauss archive
Read How Slow Can You Go?
Watch Tracing The Trail Of Musical Fathers
Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Wading Into The 20th Century
April 18, 2012 – Opera reinvents itself in the hands of innovative composers facing a new century.
Read Who Says Classical Music Can't Be Sexy?
Read Alsop Sprach Zarathustra: Decoding Strauss' Tone Poem
January 14, 2012 – Marin Alsop investigates the alluring power behind the grand opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra.
Read Filibustering The Philharmonic
Watch Karita Mattila In Recital At Carnegie Hall WQXR
Watch The Bloodiest Opera Ever? Maybe Strauss' 'Elektra' WDAV
October 28, 2011 – A gruesome tale of one very dysfunctional family, courtesy of Richard Strauss. WDAV
Watch A Song That Says Fall: Richard Strauss' 'September'
September 22, 2011 – Some music can trigger a sense of fall. Watch Jessye Norman sing one of Strauss' autumnal treasures.
Read 120 Years At Carnegie Hall
Watch Guilty Pleasures: Nicholas McGegan's Symphonic Sweet Tooth
March 16, 2011 – Conductor Nicholas McGegan gets nostalgic when he hears the music of any composer named Strauss.
Read Bone-Chillers and Blood-Curdlers Puzzler
Watch Unparalleled Dysfunction: Strauss' 'Elektra'
Listen Bach, Ballet And 1-Bit Symphonies: New Classical CDs
August 14, 2010 – NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic assortment of new music.
Listen The Autumnal Glow Of Strauss' Four Last Songs