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  1. Vocal Music
    Hey lovely people, I have a friend who is looking for a concert piece or two and she's fallen in love with the soprano solo versions of some of Strauss' famous waltzes - thank you Sumi Jo. I have managed to locate the sheet music for Fruhlingsstimmen but I cannot find The Blue Danube (Der Schone...
  2. Opera
    The TC Top 200 Recommended Operas (2015 version) Facilitated by Faustian NOTE: This list was produced in 2015 and is a companion list to the one produced in 2010-2011 1. Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen 2. Mozart: Don Giovanni 3. Wagner: Tristan und Isolde 4. Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro 5...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Hi All. My glaring lack of knowledge of classical music was thoroughly showcased the other day, when I was reading through "Thus spoke Zarathustra" by Nietzsche and it came to my attention that Strauss had made a piece based on the book. I was delighted at the discovery and very much looking...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    my favorites movements are Beethoven Symphonys 3 , 9 but and especially Symphony No. 6 " The Pastorale " recently I listen Sibelius shymphonys and now I want to go to Richard Strauss . Any recommendations ?
  5. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Who's music do you prefer? Strauss or Strauss? :)
  6. Opera
    The prime of soprano Cheryl Studer was before my time, but I've just started listening to her as Salome on DG's recording from 1990/1991 (it's the one with Bryn Terfel as Jochanaan). This recording and Studer's interpretation have been highly praised. Has anyone here actually heard Studer live...
  7. Vocal Music
    I don't know very many, but I'm thinking of Berg's 5 and Strauss' last 4 as favourites. What are your favourite orchestral songs?
  8. Classical Music Discussion
    Tell us what piece(s) got you to love classical music. I'll start. There are two pieces that got me into classical music. The first is the aria "La donna e mobile" from the Verdi opera "Rigoletto". I heard it on "Elmo's World" when I was two years old. The second is "On The Beautiful Blue...
  9. Classical Music Discussion
    Hello everyone, This is my first post, and I'm happy to be here ;) I've been listening to Classical Music since I was about 12 or so, after a relative gave me one of those Classical Experience albums (anyone know the ones?). I was hooked right away, and from then on I have been always looking...
  10. Classical Music Discussion
    A guide to the piece and David Zinman's recording with Tonhalle Orchestra: Tilting at Windmills
  11. Classical Music Discussion
    What is New Year's without a Strauss waltz? Waltzing into a New Year
  12. News, Concerts and Events
    For any classical fans in LA, the Hollywood Bowl has two great concerts coming up: Mozart & Strauss, both conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Bring some friends/family, a picnic (and some wine!), and enjoy one of LA's most amazing nights under the stars. I am working with the Bowl and can't wait for...
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