MUSIC BY RICHARD STRAUSS
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
June 1, 2014 at 8pm: A special archive broadcast of the 1976 production of Die Frau Ohne Schatten
, starring Leonie Rysanek on KDFC.
Presented in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth. Leonie Rysanek (The Empress), Matti Kastu (The Emperor), Walter Berry (Barak), Ursula Schröder-Feinen (Barak’s Wife), Ruth Hesse (The Empress’s nurse); conducted by Karl Böhm. Recorded October 15, 1976, War Memorial Opera House.
Listen online at kdfc.com
or on FM 90.3 San Francisco, Los Gatos and Saratoga; 89.9 North and East Bay; 92.5 Ukiah-Lakeport; 104.9 South Bay and Peninsula; or Comcast Cable 981.