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Elektra : opera in one act / a coproduction ARTE France, Bel Air Media, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, with the participation of France Télévisions in collaboration with Demetrius Munich and with the support of the Centre National du Cinema et de Image Animee ; Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal after Electra by Sophocles ; produced by François Duplat ; a film by Stéphane Metge.

Author/Creator:
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 composer.
Other Title:
Also known as: Electra
Publication:
[Paris] : Bel Air Classiques, [2014] , ©2014
Conference Name:
Festival international d'art lyrique et de musique (Aix-en-Provence, France), producer.
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Video
1 Blu-ray Disc (110 min.; 23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Electra (Greek mythological figure) -- Drama.
Murder victims' families -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Operas.
Electra (Greek mythological figure)
Murder victims' families.
Operas.
Revenge.
Form/Genre:
Operas
Drama.
Filmed operas.
Language:
Sung in German, with subtitles in English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish.
System Details:
Blu-ray Disc; all regions; soundtracks in DTS-HD master audio 5.1, LPCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9; filmed in HD.
Summary:
Queen Clytemnestra, mother of Elektra, and her lover Aegistheus have murdered the king. Elektra wants revenge and hopes to enlist her sister Chrysothemis and her brother Orestes. But Chrysothemis renounces vengeance, and Orestes lives abroad.
Participant:
Evelyn Herlitzius (Elektra) ; Waltraud Meier (Klytämnestra) ; Adrianne Pieczonka (Chrysothemis) ; Mikhail Petrenko (Orest) ; Tom Randle (Aegisth) ; supporting soloists ; Coro Gulbenkian ; Orchestre de Paris ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
Credits:
Stage director, Patrice Chéreau ; set design, Richard Peduzzi ; costume design, Caroline de Vivaise ; lighting design, Dominique Bruguière.
Notes:
Recorded in performance 2013 July Festival d'Aix-en-Provence.
Bonus: Interview with Patrice Chéreau (23 min.). In French with optional English subtitles.
Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French (31 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm) bound in container.
Contributor:
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929, librettist.
Herlitzius, Evelyn, performer.
Meier, Waltraud, performer.
Pieczonka, Adrianne, 1963- performer.
Petrenko, Mikhail, 1976- performer.
Randle, Thomas, performer.
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, 1958- conductor.
Chéreau, Patrice, stage director.
Peduzzi, Richard, set desginer.
Vivaise, Caroline de, costume designer.
Bruguière, Dominique, lighting designer.
Duplat, François, film producer.
Metge, Stéphane, film maker.
Coro Gulbenkian, performer.
Orchestre de Paris, performer.
ARTE France, production company.
Bel Air Media (Firm), production company.
France télévision, production company.
Contains:
Container of: Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Elektra.
OCLC:
888517085
Publisher Number:
3760115304109
BAC410 Bel Air
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