The Last of the German Romantics, Richard Strauss

Venue: Fairchild Theatre, MSU Auditorium

West Circle Series at Fairchild Theatre


An influential conductor as well as composer, Richard Strauss expanded the Romantic palette with daring harmonic exploration, ushering German romanticism into the 20th century.

Join us for a variety of songs written for voice and piano, including performances of Cello Sonata in F major and Suite in B-flat major for wind ensemble.

Artists: Melanie Helton, soprano; Zhihua Tang, piano; Suren Bagratuni, cello; Ralph Votapek, piano. Kevin Sedatole will conduct the MSU wind ensemble and serve as the concert guide.

Strauss Poster

Generously sponsored by Byron and Dee Cook.

Reserved seating: $17 for adults, $15 for seniors, $7 for students and those under age 18. 

Add a $1.50 convenience fee for each ticket ordered online or over the phone. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if available. College of Music Box Office: 517-353-5340,

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