Opera For Everyone
Opera For Everyone
Apr 26, 2019
Ep. 52 Arabella By Richard Strauss
Play • 1 hr 58 min
Arabella delights with its lyric comedy and fascinates with its depth of psychological insight.  This sixth and final collaboration between composer Richard Strauss and librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal, a society opera set in nineteenth century Vienna, continuously surprises as the story unfolds. Is that a trouser role or a humorous play on operatic convention?  Exactly who is doing the plotting in this marriage plot?  When is a glass of water more than just a glass of water?  With special guest co-host Greg.
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