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.

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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...

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: ELEKTRA LIVE

By aca1can2
not my favorite....

A landmark production with a stellar cast

By vlcalabria
The tremendous capacity of the late theatre director Patrice Chéreau to dig deep into the music, understand all its emotional layers, and take the singers on this riveting journey, provided us again...

strauss elektra

By fixedincome66
This opera for me is one of the best and most powerful operas I have seen in a long time..she was outstanding as Elektra/the power of the orchestra..was the most powerful force that I heard in a very...

Amazing!

By kenm123
Electrifying performance with a brilliant interpretation of the leading role by Nina Stemme! A must-see for any Richard Strauss fans....

Elektra

By 1420brad
Heavy. Probably not a good first opera. Magnificent performance by cast and conductor....

Elektra

By fosterjonyc
Gripping, Superb...

Electra Met opera in HD

By Gailboyan
Superb production. Stupendous performance by Nina Stemme....

Elektra

By dwheeloc305
A fine production. But why no shots, not one, of the orchestra or the conductor in action?...

Elektra

By Rjbarnett
This was the best HDTV yet!!! The singing, as often is the case, was amazing but, even more, the acting by the singers was truly remarkable....