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Elektra

Composer:
Richard Strauss
Original Language:
German
Librettist:
Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Description:
Opera in One Act
Notes:

Text after Sophocles

Time:
Antiquity
Place:
Mycenae
Role Voice Part Classification
Klytemnestra Mezzo-Soprano L
Elektra Soprano L
Chrysothemis Soprano L
Orest Baritone F
Aegisth Tenor F
Tutor (Guardian) of Orest Bass S
5th Maidservant Soprano S
The Overseer Soprano S
Four Maidservants Contralto, 2 Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano B
The Trainbearer of Klytemnestra Soprano B
An Old Servant (Slave) Bass B
A Young Servant (Young Slave) Tenor B
The Confidante of Klytemenestra Soprano B
6 Additional Maidservants Sopranos & Altos CB
 
Minimum Chorus:  32
Divisi:  SATB