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Salzburger Festspiele - Elektra (on TV)

Hosted by the Consul of the Munich Theater Lovers Group
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Sat 15 Aug 20:15 - 22:00

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3Sat is showing a few of the events of Salzburger Festspiele Protected content .

one of them is Elektra

Between guilt and revenge, redemption and ruin, the monumental one-act opera "Elektra" by Richard Strauss focuses on a family history based on mythology.

Inspired by the eloquence of the librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal, dramatic voices and the large orchestral line-up invade Electra's mad world, which is characterized by pain and thirst for revenge.

Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Vienna Philharmonic, the role of Elektra is played by Lithuanian rising star Aušrinė Stundytė and Chrysothemis sings Asmik Grigorian, who, for her role as Salome, has nominated in the world of opera as singer of the year Protected content .

The director is Krzysztof Warlikowski, who celebrated his success at the Salzburg Festival in Protected content Hans Werner Henze's "Die Bassariden".

In the 100th anniversary year Protected content , the Salzburg Festival will be influenced by the opera "Elektra", the lives of all three festival founders - Richard Strauss, Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Max Reinhardt - in a certain role.

Teresa Vogl leads through the program.