About the Event
One of Richard Strauss' darkest, and most Modernist operas is revived at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Explore the extremes of human behaviour in Strauss' opera that focuses on Elektra as she plots murderous revenge on her own parents.
sung in German with German and English surtitles
The performances of 'Elektra' on 3 and 16 February will be shown in concert. You will experience the orchestra in full strength quite unusually visible and close.
- Strauss, Richard – Elektra, tragedy in one act, op. 58 (1909)
Cast / Production
Conductor: Sir Donald Runnicles
Director: Kirsten Harms
Set‐design, costume‐design: Bernd Damovsky
Chorus‐conductor: Jeremy Bines
Choreographer: Silvana Schröder
Klytemnestra.: Karita Mattila
Elektra: Catherine Foster
Chrysothemis: Flurina Stucki
Aegisth: Burkhard Ulrich
Orest: Tobias Kehrer
Orest's Tutor: N. N.
Klytemnestra's Confidante: Elisa Verzier
Klytemnestra's Train‐bearer: Sua Jo
A young servant: Patrick Cook
An old servant: Michael Bachtadze
An overseer: N. N.
1st maid: Annika Schlicht
2nd maid: Karis Tucker
3rd maid: Arianna Manganello
4th maid: Alexandra Hutton
5th maid: Valeriia Savinskaia
Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Opera ballet of the Deutsche Oper Berlin