Richard Strauss

Airs Monday, February 4, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra conductor Franz Welser-Möst travels to the Musikverein in Vienna for a concert that opens with “L’Ascension,” music by Olivier Messiaen, and the concert concludes with the last tone poem by Richard Strauss, his "Alpine Symphony."

Airs Monday, February 4, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra conductor Franz Welser-Möst travels to the Musikverein in Vienna for a concert that opens with “L’Ascension,” music by Olivier Messiaen, and the concert concludes with the last tone poem by Richard Strauss, his "Alpine Symphony."

Airs Monday, January 8, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra Andrew Davis will lead the orchestra in Brigg Fair by Frederick Delius and Richard Strauss' tone poem, “Don Quixote.” In between we'll hear Ralph Vaughan Williams' Oboe Concerto featuring Frank Rosenwein on Oboe.

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Airs Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 12 noon. The American Opera Series from WFMT continues with the San Francisco Opera and an archived performance of of Richard Strauss' Arabella starring Kiri Te Kanawa in the title role and Ingvar Wixell as Mandryka, with Barbara Daniels as Zdenka; William Lewis as Matteo; Alexander Malta as Count Theodor Waldner; Sona Cervena as Countess Waldner; Michael Ballam as Count Elemer; Erie Mills as Fiakermilli; Kevin Langan as Count Lamoral; and John Brandstetter as Count Dominik.

Airs Monday, August 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra the Serenade in E-flat major, Opus 7 by Richard Strauss, Schumann's Spring Symphony, the Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, and Ein Heldenleben by Strauss. Soprano Laura Claycomb will also be featured in the Brentano Lieder, Opus 68 by Richard Strauss.

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