R Strauss: Elektra

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3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0

COMPOSERS: R Strauss
LABELS: Brilliant
WORKS: Elektra
PERFORMER: Marc, Voigt, Schwarz, Ramey, Jerusalem; VPO/Giuseppe Sinopoli
CATALOGUE NO: 9153

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Marc, heading a generally fine cast, makes an unusually vulnerable anti-heroine. Sinopoli’s manipulative conducting and Ramey’s unsteadiness don’t stop this being superb value. Michael Scott Rohan