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Saturday, April 30, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: Elektra

  

Elektra
by Richard Strauss

 


Soprano Nina Stemme portrays Elektra in her primal quest for vengeance for the murder of her father, Agamemnon. An intense and startling work that unites the commanding impact of Greek tragedy with the unsettling insights of early-20th-century Freudian psychology.  Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts.

 


Conductor:
Esa-Pekka Salonen

 

Cast:


Elektra: Nina Stemme

Chrysothemis: Adrianne Pieczonka

Aegisth: Burkhard Ulrich

Klytämnestra: Waltraud Meier

Orest: Eric Ownes


Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 1 hr 45 min

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