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Elektra


  • Wortham Theater Center 500 Texas Avenue Houston, TX, 77002 United States (map)

Friday, January 19th 7:30 pm
Sunday, January 21st 2 pm
Saturday, January 27th 7:30 pm
Wednesday, January 31st 7:30 pm
Friday, February 2nd 7:30 pm

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.

Composer: R. Strauss

Cast and Creative Team
Elektra - Christine Goerke
Chrysothemis - Tamara Wilson
Klytaemnestra - Michaela Martens
Orest - Greer Grimsley
Aegisth - Chad Shelton
Conductor - Patrick Summers Margaret Alkek Williams Chair
Production - David McVicar
Revival Director - Nick Sandys
Set & Costume Designer - John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer - Jennifer Tipton

Houston Grand Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Richard Bado, Chorus Master
The Sarah and Ernest Butler Chorus Master Chair

Earlier Event: December 15
Messiah
Later Event: May 10
Rienzi Recital