The Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents a staged version of Richard Strauss’ opera Elektra in late February. American soprano Christine Goerke performs as Elektra, a role she has made her own. From the rave reviews she had gathered, this concert is certain to be a memorable one – but tickets are scarce.
Leipzig and Dresden have also staged productions with star ensembles circling soprano Evelyn Herlitzius as Elektra. Click here for the review in The Spectator
This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, born on 11th June 1864.