Florida Grand Opera: Salome at ARSHT

Sat 27 Jan, 2018 - Sat 3 Feb, 2018

With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss’s Salome was so disturbing when it first appeared that it was banned in Vienna and London. Today, it’s lost none of its power to send shivers through the audience, and this production eerily captures all the depravity of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the princess whose sexually charged dance … +


Florida Grand Opera presents Salome by Richard Strauss

Now through February 10, 2018

Audiences and critics are raving about Salome! When Salome premiered, it was so disturbing that it was banned in Vienna and London, and later in New York. Salome’s combination of eroticism and religion, spirituality and lewdness, and devotion and obsession, were appealing and appalling to early audiences. Today’s audiences are less easily shocked, but Salome has lost none of its power to … +