The Metropolitan Opera: Elektra LIVE Synopsis
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Met Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD. The broadcast of Strauss's Elektra will be presented live on Saturday, April 30 in select cinemas nationwide.

Movie Reviews

Powerful

By joannelanouette
Nina Stemme as Elektra was spellbinding. Seeing the Met Opera HD is terrific because you feel as if you are on the stage, in the room with this Greek tragedy unfolding. And you see all the...

ELEKTRA

By mixedchik54
My first time seeing this opera. I am not an educated opera fan, I just love the drama and voices. Nina Stemme is fantastic. Her acting and voice were more than moving. The rest of the cast were...

Elektra Fantastic Production

By don438
The Met does it again with an outstanding production of Strauss' Elektra. Beautifully sung and acted by all of the principal singers. Engrossing and riveting. Highly recommended...

No memorable songs but what a drama!

By birderherb
This is a blood curdling drama, as memorable as the original - if not more so as the music enhances the mood. You go to this to get carried away with the drama. The score is not catchy songs but...

Elektrafying...superb opera

By moviebuzz2011nyc
The Opera was great and would love to see it sometime again on stage. The negative of this event was that the sound transmission was very poor every other minute or two there was a blind spot so it...

Electra

By markrosen
Loved the performance. Intense and beautiful score. The orchestra was amazing. I believed that Electra was truly insane and sang beautifully....

Very different

By fran frey
The production and the music were very different for me, and running straight through without intermission, so for about 2 hours, was also different. The role of Elektra is absolutely amazing. ...

Elektra

By billd430
The cast performed admirably considering what they had to work with. The set was drab, dull and boring. The plot, based on ancient Greek history was mundane and the costumes made it difficult to...

Superb Strauss

By dhamil
Fabulous score, fabulous, orchestra, fabulous singing. High drama. Exciting and rewarding....

Superb production

By djf08
This was an outstanding production of a grim story of Elektra's obsession for vengeance over the murder of her father. All of the characters were outstanding, but I was especially taken with the...