Sung in German with projected English translation
Appropriate for all ages
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.
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Composer: R. Strauss
Cast and Creative Team
Margaret Alkek Williams Chair
|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