Item Details

Elektra [videorecording]

The Metropolitan Opera ; production, Herbert Graf ; [music by] Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
The story of the violent revenge of Elektra, mourning the murder of her father by his wife and her lover.
Director
Brian Large
Performers
Birgit Nilsson (Elektra) ; Leonie Rysanek (Chrysothemis) ; Mignon Dunn (Klytämnestra) ; Robert Nagy (Aegisth) ; Donald McIntyre (Orest) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Release Date
1980
Run Time
110 min.
Language
Sung in German with English subtitles
Notes
  • Opera in one act.
  • Videodisc release of a production originally broadcast January 28, 1981 as part of the Live from the Met series on PBS.
  • Introduction and synopsis (1 folded sheet ([6] p.) : ill. ; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
Related Title
Live from the Met (Television program)
Credits
Camera, Juan Barrera ... [et al.] ; stage direction, Paul Mills.
Published
Long Beach, Calif. : Pioneer Classics : Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc., c2001.
Recording Info
Performance recorded on February 16, 1980 at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, New York City.
Publisher no.
PC-11520D Pioneer Classics
Description
1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Technical Details
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