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An 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.

Creatives/Company

Music: Strauss
Lyrics: Hofmannsthal
Book by: Sophocles
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Archive listings for Elektra

Work type: Opera or Operetta.

T0970139847

Sung in German with English surtitles. Running time: approx. 1hr 50mins (no interval)Producer Royal Opera House. Director Charles Edwards. Design Charles Edwards. Costume Brigitte Reiffenstuel. Lighting Charles Edwards. Director Leah Hausman (movement). Conductor Andris Nelsons. Performer Christina Goerke (Elektra). Performer Adrianne Pieczonka (Chrysothemis). Performer Michaela Schuster (Klytamnestra). Performer Iain Paterson (Orest). Performer John Daszak (Agisth). Performer Anna Burford (First Maid). Performer Catherine Carby (Second Maid). Performer Elizabeth Sikora (Third Maid). Performer Elizabeth Woollett (Fouth Maid). Performer Jennifer Check (Fifth Maid). Performer Elaine McKrill (Overseer). Performer Doug Jones (Young Servant). Performer John Cunningham (Orest's Tutor). Performer Jeremy White (Old Servant). Performer Louise Armit. Performer Marianne Cotterill.
23 Sep 13 to 12 Oct 13Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L927543064

T0259238665

In Concert. Sung in German with English titles. Lasts approx. 1 hour 45 mins.Company Opera North. Performer Susan Bullock (Princess Elektra). Performer Alwyn Mellor. Performer Rebecca de Pont Davies. Performer Peter Hoare. Performer Robert Bork.
1 Feb 09Bridgewater Hall, Manchester :: V1208
listing details L1331788403
25 Jan 09The Sage, Gateshead :: V1744216401
listing details L0549634051
11 Dec 08 to 12 Dec 08Town Hall, Leeds :: V0838583178
listing details L01961867122

T705897980

Producer Royal Opera. Director Charles Edwards. Design Charles Edwards. Lighting Charles Edwards. Costume Brigitte Reiffenstuel. Director Leah Hausman (movement). Conductor Mark Elder. Performer Susan Bullock (Elektra). Performer Anne Schwanewilms (Chrysothemis). Performer Jane Henschel (Klytemnestra). Performer Johan Reuter (Orest). Performer Frank van Aken (Aegisth). Performer Frances McCafferty (First Maid). Performer Monika-Evelin Liiv (Second Maid). Performer Kathleen Wilkinson (Third Maid). Performer Elizabeth Woollett (Fourth Maid). Performer Eri Nakamura (Fifth Maid). Performer Miriam Murphy (Overseer). Performer Alfie Boe (Young Servant). Performer Vuyani Mlinde (Oreste's Tutor). Performer Jeremy White (Old Servant).
8 Nov 08 to 24 Nov 08Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L1796586951

T0255215547

Sung in German with English surtitles. running time: 1 hour 50 minutes (no interval). New Production. Supported (2003) by the Benefactors' Circle.Company Royal Opera. Conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi. Design Charles Edwards. Costume Brigitte Reiffenstuel. Performer Anne Schwanewilms (Chrysothemis). Performer Felicity Palmer (Klytemnestra). Performer Siegfried Jerusalem (Aegistheus). Performer John Tomlinson (Orestes). Performer Frances McCafferty (Maid). Performer Ekaterina Gubanova (Maid). Performer Gillian Knight (Maid). Performer Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (Maid). Performer Rebecca Nash (Maid). Performer Christine Bunning (Overseer). Performer Darren Jeffrey (Orests's Tutor). Performer Alasdair Elliott (Young Servant). Performer Jonathan May (Old Servant).
31 Mar 03 to 19 Apr 03Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L0393517100

T01533536393

Sung in German with English surtitles, runs approx 105 mins (no interval).Company Royal Opera. Conductor Christian Thielemann. Performer Deborah Polaski. Performer Hildegard Behrens. Performer Karita Mattila. Performer Nadine Secunde. Performer Felicity Palmer. Performer Jane Henschel.
13 May 97 to 31 May 97Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L1250436455

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