The genius director Patrice Chéreau (From the House of the Dead) didn't live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met. But his overpowering vision lives on with soprano Nina Stemme-unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner-who portrays Elektra's primal quest for vengeance. Legendary mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier is chilling as Elektra's fearsome mother, Klytämnestra. Soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and bass Eric Owens are Elektra's troubled siblings. Chéreau's musical collaborator, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conducts.

There is a pre-performance lecture 45 minutes prior to each screening. Please join us in Lumina Theater for guest lecturers.

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$20 Members   $24 non-members

Registration Deadline: April 29

Refunds/Cancellations: If you withdraw from a class 3 working days prior to the first day of class, you are entitled to a full refund minus a $10 cancellation fee, unless stated otherwise in the program description. For special event such as trips/plays there are no refunds after the registration deadline. If the class is cancelled by UNCW due to low enrollment, inclement weather, etc., a full refund will be issued.


Dates:May 11, 2014
Meets:1:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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