Richard Strauss Choral Works 04/17/2005 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Richard Strauss Choral Works – Leon Botstein Olympische Hymne (1934) – Leon Botstein Richard Strauss Choral Works – Bryan Gilliam

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Olympische Hymne (1934) By Leon Botstein Written for the concert Richard Strauss Choral Works, performed on April 17, 2005 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Strauss wrote the Olympic Hymn with some reluctance, but not because of its political implications. He communicated to Stefan Zweig, the Viennese Jewish librettist of The Silent Woman (and…

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