Strauss, R: Elektra

Arthaus Musik: 100049

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Strauss, R: Elektra

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Strauss, R: Elektra

From the Vienna State Opera 1989

Eva Marton (Elektra), Brigitte Fassbaender (Klytämnestra), Cheryl Studer (Chrysothemis), Franz Grundheber (Orest), James King (Aegisth), Goran Simic (Attendant of Orest), Waltraud Winsauer (Confidant), Noriko Sasaki (Train Bearer), Wilfried Gahmlich (Young Servant), Claudio Otelli (Old Servant), Gabriele Lechner (Attendant) & Margarita Lilowa, Gabriele Sima, Margareta Hintermeier, Brigitte Poschner-Klebel, Joanna Borowska (Maids)

Chorus & Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Claudio Abbado (conductor) & Harry Kupfer (stage director)

Recording Date: 1989
Place of recording: From the Vienna State Opera
Running Time: 109 min
Picture Format: 4:3
Sound Format: PCM Stereo, Dolby Stereo
Menu Languages NTSC: D, F, GB
Subtitle Languages NTSC: D, F, GB, I, SP

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Penguin Guide

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“The performance has enormous intensity: both Marton's Elektra and Fassbaender's Klytämnestra stay long in the memory, and all the remaining characters are triumphtantly realised...Harry Jupfer's production is gripping.”

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