One of Strauss’ largest and most ambitious compositions, depicting the hero’s journey and his eventual victory. Through exquisite musical themes, experience battles, triumphs, personal struggles, and more.

You'll not only get to enjoy the music but also commentary from the stage as Pacific Symphony Music Director Carl St.Clair guides you through the piece.

This concert is performed without intermission.

Carl St.Clair, conductor and host
Pacific Symphony

Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)