This wasn’t just Richard Strauss’s Elektra on Thursday. It also was Patrice Chéreau’s. As such, the production, re-created by Vincent Huguet, serves as a grievous swansong. The director died of cancer in 2013, age 68, three months after this

Source: Elektra, Metropolitan Opera, New York — ‘Virtuosic and volcanic’ – FT.com

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