The wonderful mezzo-soprano turns 85. She gave one of the most unforgettable concerts I’ve ever heard
International operatic mezzo-soprano and Ohio State University alumna Eugenie Grunewald returns to Columbus this week to serve as artistic consultant for Opera Project Columbus’ production of “A Taste of Opera: Scenes from Opera’s Best.” Performances Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at Gray Chapel on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University.
Richard Strauss wrote his Duo Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon towards the end of his life, along with the Metamorphosen and the Four Last Songs.
Richard Strauss’ delightful opera ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ celebrates its 100th birthday this year. Listen to a classic recording this Saturday, August 13, at 1.30 p.m. on Classical 101.
Written between Tchaikovsky’s Fourth and Fifth Symphonies, The Manfred Symphony (1885) is, in some ways, a programmatic reflection on the composer’s own life.
Music associated with nature has long been a popular theme for composers. Here’s a brief look at some nature inspired works that create inner pictures wthin us of the beauty, awe and majesty of the world around us.
Today’s Classical Haiku honors Richard Strauss, whose music is a true journey in sound.
Richard Strauss’ “An Alpine Symphony” is one of his biggest, most majestic works; it’s also a “tone poem” (not really a symphony) and the he ever wrote.