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Strauss: Elektra CD (Christian Thielemann)

Strauss: Elektra CD (Christian Thielemann)

This recording features a great cast: Evelyn Herlitzius, Anne Schwanewilms, Waltraud Meier and René Pape, all under the expert baton of Christian Thielemann.
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Celebrating Richard Strauss's 150th anniversary year with the composer's boldest operatic achievement, Christian Thielemann conducts his 'Dresden miracle' (Neues Deutschland), 'the best Strauss orchestra in the world' (Wiener Zeitung) and identified with Elektra since its 1909 world premiere. This 'musically and vocally triumphant' (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) 2014 live recording stars Evelyn Herlitzius, 'the finest Elecktra of her generation' (New York Times), and a matchless supporting cast featuring Waltraud Meier, Anne Schwanewilms and René Pape.

Composer: Richard Strauss

Elektra: Evelyn Herlitzius

Chrysothemis: Anne Schwanewilms

Klytaemnestra: Waltraud Meier

Orest: René Pape

Erste Magd: Bonita Hyman

Zweite Magd: Andrea Hill

Dritte Magd: Silvia Hablowetz

Vierte Magd: Marie-Eve Munger

Fünfte Magd: Roberta Alexander 

 

Staatskapelle Dresden

Conductor: Christian Thielemann

Recorded live at the Berlin Philharmonie

Running Time: 103.75 mins

Year: 2014

 

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