Elektra

Opera: Work details

Composer: Richard Strauss
Music title: Elektra, Op. 58
Librettist: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Work definition: Tragödie in one act
After: After 'Electra' by Sophocles
Language: German
World premiere: 25 January 1909, Hofoper, Dresden
ROH premiere: 19 February 1910, Thomas Beecham Opera Season
ROH company premiere: 13 May 1953, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Elektra (1953) Covent Garden Opera Company (22 performances online)
Elektra (1990) The Royal Opera (19 performances online)
Elektra (2003) The Royal Opera (12 performances online)