Royal Opera House Live: Elektra

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Monday 20 May 12 noon - Friday 31 May 12 noon: Priority booking for Classic, Cult & Complete tiers of Curzon Membership

Friday 31 May 12 noon: Priority booking ends - tickets on general sale.

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Strauss' Elektra

Nina Stemme | Sara Jakubiak | Karita Mattila | Christof Fischesser | Joseph Kaiser Conductor: Antonio Pappano | Director: Christof Loy

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award- winning director Christof Loy.

This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere.

Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with moments of exquisite tenderness in his first Strauss interpretation for The Royal Opera since 2002.

The outstanding cast includes Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde in last Season’s Der Ring des Nibelungen) in the title role, and Karita Mattila in her role debut as the haunted queen Klytämnestra.

Cast and running time subject to change.

Thursday 18 June 2020 7.45pm

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