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R. STRAUSS: Elektra

spacer  L. Watson, Uhl, Henschel; Dohmen, Kollo; Philharmonia Chor Wien, Munich Philharmonic, Thielemann. Production: Wernicke. Opus Arte BD7082 D (Blu-ray) or 1046 D (DVD), 111 mins. (opera), 15 mins. (bonus), subtitled

This will be an ear- and eye-opener for anyone who thinks of Elektra as noisy, murky or frenzied. It makes a wonderful, Apollonian complement to the great, Dionysian Götz Friedrich film of 1981....

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