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Richard Strauss Elektra

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

PREMIERE

  • 08 August 1937, 21:00

DATE

  • 22 August 1937, 21:00

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CREATIVE TEAM

Hans Knappertsbusch, Conductor
Lothar Wallerstein, Stage Director
Alfred Roller, Sets

CAST

Rosette Anday, Klytämnestra
Rose Pauly, Elektra, her daughter
Hilde Konetzni, Chrysothemis, her daughter
Georg Maikl, Aegisth
Alfred Jerger, Orest
Karl Ettl, Orest's Tutor
Frieda Stroinigg, The Confidante
Martha Karl, The Trainbearer
William Wernigk, A Young Servant
Alfred Muzzarelli, An Old Servant
Margit Bokor, The Overseer
Bella Paalen, First Maidservant
Polly Batic, Second Maidservant
Dora With, Third Maidservant
Aenne Michalsky, Fourth Maidservant
Luise Helletsgruber, Fifth Maidservant

Choir of the Vienna State Opera
Vienna Philharmonic




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