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Canadian Opera Company - Elektra

Closed February 22, 2019

It's a story that would seem excessive for even the most lurid of "real life" dramas, or blood-soaked slasher movies. But it's always been right at home in the opera house - Richard Strauss' intense, one-act opera, Elektra.


Why See Canadian Opera Company - Elektra?

Christine Goerke Stars As Tragic Heroine Elektra

Greek tragedy and opera are a match made in musical heaven, what with opera's ability to parlay the drama, anguish and bittersweet melancholy of fallen heroes, wrathful gods and doomed lovers with soaring arias and dulcet-toned duets. Experience this seamless marriage of story and music during the Canada Opera Company's hotly anticipated revival of Strauss' beloved one-act opera Elektra, featuring American dramatic soprano Christine Goerke in the title role.

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, and in this case the epithet perfectly suits Elektra, daughter of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra. A tale of blood begetting blood, this harrowing opera is foreshadowed by the return of the King from war after turning the tide in his favour by sacrificing his youngest daughter Iphigenia. Out for vengeance, Clytemnestra butchers her husband with the help of her lover, and this in turn does not sit well with Elektra, who vows to make her mother pay, continuing the rapidly descending spiral of the house of Aeschylus.

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Opening night: 26 January 2019


Sung in German with English subtitles.

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