Rachel Willis-Sørensen on Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs

The soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen has just released an album of Richard Strauss, two late works – the Four Last Songs and the Closing scene from the opera Capriccio. On this new Sony Classical release she's joined by the Gewandhausorchester and Andris Nelsons.

James Jolly caught up with Rachel by Zoom to talk repertoire and the allure of Strauss's vocal writing.


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