This Week at Lincoln Center: “Elektra”
Clip: Season 2016 Episode 190 | 1m 11s
Through May 7th, Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the late director Patrice Chéreau’s acclaimed staging of “Elektra” on the stage of The Met Opera. The production stars: Nina Stemme in the title role and Waltraud Meier as Elektra’s fearsome mother Klytämnestra, also Adrianne Pieczonka as Electra's gentle sister Chrysothemis and Eric Owens as her long-lost brother Orest.
Aired: 04/13/16Video has closed captioning.
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