R Strauss - Elektra (DVD)
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Label: C Major Entertainment
Cat No: 731808
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 16th October 2015
Norrlands Operan’s Symphony Orchestra
NorrlandsOperan and the dramatic art collective La Fura Dels Baus have created a unique monumental outdoor performance of Richard Strauss’ one act opera Elektra. Cranes, mechanical giants with singers standing inside their chests, skips filled with Blood – Elektra is NorrlandsOperan’s biggest and most complex production ever, including many ‘special-effects’: “Suddenly, the front of the large containers opened up. Bloody water came gushing out in copious amounts. The water level on the graveyard rose and turned red” (Kulturkorren).
“the unique performance in Umeĺ is simply unmatched” - El Pais
“It was macabre, shocking and powerful in its great simplicity.” - Kulturkorren
Staged by: La Fura dels Baus
Recorded: Umea, Sweden, 2014
Sound Format: PCM Stereo, dts 5.1
Picture: 16:9, HD
Subtitles: German (original language), English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese
Booklet: English, German, French
Total Running Time: 110 mins
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