Elektra
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January
Friday
19
07:30 PM
January
Sunday
21
02:00 PM
January
Saturday
27
07:30 PM
January
Wednesday
31
07:30 PM
February
Friday
02
07:30 PM
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Language

Sung in German with projected English translation

Age

Appropriate for all ages

Running Time

TBD

Subject

A gripping drama from the ancient world.

Vengeance and insanity take center stage in this intensely powerful single-act opera. Watch as the title character, Elektra, lusts for revenge for her father’s death just before she descends into utter madness leaving the audience breathless.

Featuring internationally renowned soprano Christine Goerke, who “rules as Elektra as one of the most fearless and formidable dramatic sopranos of the day” (New York Times). Don’t miss one of the most thrilling and chilling works in all of opera.

Single tickets for this production go on sale in August. The best way to secure a seat now is to subscribe.

Composer: R. Strauss

Cast and Creative Team

Elektra Christine Goerke
Chrysothemis Tamara Wilson
Klytaemnestra Michaela Martens
Orest Greer Grimsley
Aegisth Chad Shelton
Conductor Patrick Summers
Margaret Alkek Williams Chair
Production David McVicar
Revival Director Nick Sandys
Set & Costume Designer John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer Jennifer Tipton


Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Richard Bado, Chorus Master
The Sarah and Ernest Butler Chorus Master Chair