Elektra

Wortham Theater Center: Houston Grand Opera501 Texas Ave, Houston, Texas, TX 77002, United States
January 19 19:30, January 21 14:00, January 27 19:30, January 31 19:30, February 02 19:30
Performers
Houston Grand Opera
Patrick SummersConductor
Sir David McVicarDirector
John MacfarlaneSet Designer, Costume Designer
Christine GoerkeSopranoElektra
Michaela MartensSopranoKlytaemnestra
Tamara WilsonSopranoChrysothemis
Greer GrimsleyBaritoneOrest
Chad SheltonTenorAegisth
Nick SandysRevival director
Jennifer TiptonLighting Designer
Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Houston Grand Opera Chorus
Richard BadoPiano

A gripping drama from the ancient world.

Vengeance and insanity take center stage in this intensely powerful single-act opera. Watch as the title character, Elektra, lusts for revenge for her father’s death just before she descends into utter madness leaving the audience breathless.

Featuring internationally renowned soprano Christine Goerke, who “rules as Elektra as one of the most fearless and formidable dramatic sopranos of the day” (New York Times). Don’t miss one of the most thrilling and chilling works in all of opera.

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