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: Elektra

A tragedy in one act
Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music by Richard Strauss
Covent Garden Opera Chorus (Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinson)
Covent Garden Orchestra (Leader, Charles Taylor)
Conducted by Rudolf Kempe
From Covent Garden (by arrangement with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)


Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Music: Richard Strauss
Singers: Covent Garden Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Douglas Robinson
Musicians: Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader: Charles Taylor
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
First Maid: Lauris Elms
Second Maid: Noreen Berry
Third Maid: Josephine Veasey
Fourth Maid: Marie Collier
Fifth Maid: Jeannette Sinclair
The Overseer: June Grant
Elektra: Gerda Lammers
Chrysothemis, her sister: Hedwig Muller-Butow
Clytemnestra, their mother: Georgine von Milinkovic
Her Confidante: Phyllis Simons
Her Trainbearer: Leah Roberts
A Young Servant: Dermot Troy
An Old Servant: Charles Morris
Orestes, brother of Elektra and Chrysothemis: Otakar Kraus
His Guardian: David Kelly
Aegisthus: Edgar Evans

: Comment

A topical programme on the arts, literature, and entertainment including:
John Bowen on a new play by Harold Pinter, The Birthday Party, now running at the Lyric, Hammersmith: Mr. Bowen comments on the use of revue techniques in a number of recent plays. A talk on the exhibition of paintings by Poliakoff at the Hanover Gallery, London

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: What's in a Name? 2 April 2017


Das wohltemperierte Clavier
Forty-eight Preludes and Fugues
C sharp: C sharp minor (Book 1) C sharp; C sharp minor (Book 2)
Maurice Cole (piano)
Second of twelve recitals


Written and compiled by Val Secretan


Unknown: Val Secretan

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