Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss

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Shows by Richard Strauss

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In 18th century Paris, Countess Madeleine loves both music and poetry. And soon she finds herself wooed by both a musician and a poet. The Countess suggests that her two suitors collaborate on an opera. However, after the op... read more

Taking place in the mythical empire of the Southeastern Islands, the Empress is unable to bear children. With the help of her nurse, using magical powers & deceit, she tries to use the Dyer's wife to gain child bearing abilit... read more

King Agamemnon has sacrificed his daughter Iphigenia for the prosperity of his kingdom and his wife, Klytemnestra has grown to hate him for this act. Along with her paramour, Aegisthus, Clytemnestra murders Agamemnon and beco... read more

Salome is Oscar Wilde’s twist on the biblical story of Herod, Herodias, and Salome. The story tells of a lovely young girl Salome, her step-father Herod’s obsession with her, and Salome’s infatuation with the prophet John the... read more

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Opera
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Drama