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Ph. Marco Brescia & Rudy Amisano
From 4 to 29 November 2018
Richard Strauss

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Teatro alla Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Teatro alla Scala Production in coproduction with Festival d'Aix en Provence; Metropolitan Opera, New York; Finnish National Opera, Helsinki; Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin; Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona



Christoph von Dohnányi (4 November)

Markus Stenz (7, 10, 14, 18, 23 November)

Henrik Nánási (29 November)

Staging Patrice Chéreau
revived by Peter McClintock
Sets Richard Peduzzi
Costumes Caroline De Vivaise
Lights Dominique Bruguière
revived by Marco Filibeck


Klytaemnestra Waltraud Meier
Elektra Ricarda Merbeth
Chysothemis Regine Hangler
Aegisth Roberto Saccà
Orest Michael Volle
Der Pfleger des Orest Frank van Hove
Die erste Magd Bonita Hyman
Die zweite Magd/Die Schleppträgerin Judit Kutasi
Die dritte Magd Violetta Radomirska
Die vierte Magd Anna Samuil
Die fünfte Magd Roberta Alexander
Die Aufseherin/Die Vertraute Renate Behle
Ein junger Diener Michael Laurenz
Ein alter Diener Ernesto Panariello

Maestro von Dohnányi has not been feeling well after Elektra's premiere on 4 November. Therefore, the Maestro had to be back in Monaco to be visited and will not be able to conduct the 7, 10, 14, 18, 23 November performances. La Scala thanks Maestro MARCUS STENZ who will conduct Elektra.

7 November 2018




In 2013, Patrice Chéreau directed his last work, Elektra. As one of the greatest directors of the 20th century, he concluded his artistic journey at La Scala, a career that took its first steps with Strehler at the Piccolo Teatro, and that in later years had brought unforgettable spectacles to the stage of the Piermarini. That tense and essential Elektra now returns with the austere sets of Richard Peduzzi and a great conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi returns to La Scala to conduct his first production since Moses and Aaron in 1977, with Ricarda Merbeth, Waltraud Meier and Michael Volle in the leading roles.