Richard Strauss (1864–1949)

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Richard Strauss Conductor: Georges Sébastian Ensemble: Orchestra of the Städtische Oper Berlin Soloists: Kirsten Flagstad Record label: Audite Catalogue ID: AUDITE 23416

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Orchestra Strauss fail

This orchestra switched instruments and tried to play Strauss – and it was a train-wreck

Franziska Pietsch

‘I was forced to ask life’s big question: Why do I play the violin?’ – the incredible story of a prodigy growing up in Communist Germany


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Louise Alder

‘What better way to commemorate the First World War than through music?’ – soprano Louise Alder

The best classical music for morning

The best classical music for mornings