Cookies and social networks improve the use of this website. By using it, you agree to the use of these technologies.
More info
Wiener Konzerthaus

Strauss: Tone Poems

Vienna Symphony, Gautier Capuçon, Philippe Jordan
Back
{{ message.content }}

The cello embodies the doddery knight Don Quixote, while in Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Richard Strauss offers up a self-portrait. Is it meant ironically? One thing is certain: this music is extremely entertaining. It was with tone poems like Don Quixote and Ein Heldenleben that the young Strauss established his reputation as one of the most brilliant voices in modern German music. 

© Gautier Capuçon appears courtesy of Erato/Warner Classics www.warnerclassics.com

Live Stream
recorded at 05/29/2018, 01:30pm (EDT)
Also available after the concert
(Tickets are valid for 7 days and are inclusive for customers with a premium subscription plan.)
exclusive
Jordan, Wiener Symphoniker, Capuçon: Strauss
Go to
Richard Strauss: Don Quixote op. 35
  • I. Introduction: Mäßiges Zeitmaß.
  • Encore: Dmitri Schostakowitsch: Prélude.
  • Interview Gautier Capuçon
  • Interview Philippe Jordan, Herbert Müller
  • II. Theme: Mäßig.
  • III. Maggiore: »Sancho Panza«.
  • IV. Variation I: Gemächlich.
  • V. Variation II: Kriegerisch.
  • VI. Variation III: Mäßiges Zeitmaß.
  • VII. Variation IV: Etwas breiter.
  • VIII. Variation V: Sehr langsam.
  • IX. Variation VI: Schnell.
  • X. Variation VII: Ein wenig ruhiger als vorher.
  • XI. Variation VIII: Gemächlich.
  • XII. Variation IX: Schnell und stürmisch.
  • XIII. Variation X: Viel breiter.
  • XIV. Finale: Sehr ruhig.
Richard Strauss: A Hero's Life op. 40
  • I. The Hero.
  • II. The Hero's Adversaries
  • III. The Hero's Companion.
  • IV. The Hero at Battle
  • V. The Hero's Works of Peace.
  • VI. The Hero's Retirement from this World and Competion.
2000+ selected videos
Regular exclusive live concerts from all over the world
Daily audios-stories per month
CD recommendation
No advertising