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Elektraby Richard Strauss
Soprano Nina Stemme portrays Elektra in her primal quest for vengeance for the murder of her father, Agamemnon. An intense and startling work that unites the commanding impact of Greek tragedy with the unsettling insights of early-20th-century Freudian psychology. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts.
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Elektra: Nina Stemme
Chrysothemis: Adrianne Pieczonka
Aegisth: Burkhard Ulrich Klytämnestra: Waltraud Meier
Orest: Eric Ownes
Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.Approximate running time 1 hr 45 min