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Staatsoper, Berlin – Strauss’s Daphne – Vera-Lotte Boecker, Linard Vrielink, Pavel Černoch & René Pape; directed by Romeo Castellucci; conducted by Thomas Guggeis

Strauss’s Daphne (1938) was written on the brink of the composer’s ‘Indian summer’, that succession of late works widely admired for the autumnal glow that radiates from within their music. In that ordering, this opera would then stem from the end of his compositional summer, basking in the sun-drenched warmth of the Classical Greek culture and values […]

Staatsoper, Berlin – Strauss’s Daphne – Vera-Lotte Boecker, Linard Vrielink, Pavel Černoch & René Pape; directed by Romeo Castellucci; conducted by Thomas Guggeis Read More »