a searing masterpiece of early 20th-century theater that revels in the title character's inexorable path to cataclysmic violence

An opera in one act, sung in German. Music by Richard Strauss; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, adapted from his play, itself based on the tragedy Electra by Sophocles

Included in the 2020-21 and 2015-16 season of HD Live in Schools
2015-16 educator guide available in English and Spanish