Elektra: a dark tale of revenge
The ancient tale of Elektra is retold in this dark haunting opera as she strives to avenge her father’s death
The classic Greek myth of Elektra will come to life on stage in the one-act opera for the Perth Festival starting this week.
Touted as one of the most challenging operatic roles, Elektra is also the darkest and most gripping 100 minutes in opera. A story of fanatical love and revenge, the opera drives the performers and orchestra to their limits The opera focuses on Elektra's furious lust for revenge after her mother Clytemnestra murders her father Agamemnon.
The first performance of Elektra is on Wednesday 8 February at His Majesty's Theatre, Perth as part of the Perth Festival. For other shows and more information contact (08) 6488 5555 or visit perthfestival.com.au
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