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Richard Strauss Elektra

Opera in one act, Op. 58
Text by Hugo von Hofmannsthal after Sophocle' tragedy

Revival

PREMIERE

  • 29 July 1965, 20:00

DATE

  • 17 August 1965, 20:00
  • 26 August 1965, 20:00

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CREATIVE TEAM

Herbert von Karajan, Conductor
Herbert von Karajan, Stage director
Teo Otto, Set Design
Teo Otto, Costume Design
Walter Hagen-Groll, Chorus Master

CAST

Martha Mödl, Klytämnestra
Astrid Varnay, Elektra, her daughter
Hildegard Hillebrecht, Chrysothemis, her daughter
Gerhard Stolze, Aegisth
Eberhard Waechter, Orest
Tugomir Franc, Pfleger
Judith Hellwig, The Overseer
Hildegard Rütgers, The Confidante
Erna Wolfram, The Trainbearer
Richard van Vrooman, A Young Servant
Siegfried Rudolf Frese, An Old Servant
Helen Watts, First Maidservant
Margarete Sjöstedt, Second Maidservant
Cvetka Ahlin, Third Maidservant
Lisa Otto, Fourth Maidservant
Gerda Schreyer, Fifth Maidservant

Choir of the Vienna State Opera
Vienna Philharmonic




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