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Elektra archiveAn operatic psychodrama and the first opera to be influenced by the theories of Freud. Premiered in 1909 when it caused a storm this story is a free adaptation of Sophocles tragedy. Sung in German with English surtitles. Running time: approx. 1hr 50mins (no interval)


Christina Goerke (Elektra), Adrianne Pieczonka (Chrysothemis), Michaela Schuster (Klytamnestra), Iain Paterson (Orest), John Daszak (Agisth), Anna Burford (First Maid), Catherine Carby (Second Maid), Elizabeth Sikora (Third Maid), Elizabeth Woollett (Fouth Maid), Jennifer Check (Fifth Maid), Elaine McKrill (Overseer), Doug Jones (Young Servant), John Cunningham (Orest's Tutor), Jeremy White (Old Servant), Louise Armit, Marianne Cotterill


Music: Strauss
Lyrics: Hofmannsthal
Book by: Sophocles
Producer: Royal Opera House
Director(s): Charles Edwards, Leah Hausman (movement)
Design: Charles Edwards
Costume: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting: Charles Edwards
Conductor: Andris Nelsons


Elektra (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0970139847. Details of all Elektra archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1923

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23 Sep 13
12 Oct 13
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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