The Royal Treatment: Elektra with the Boston Orchestra Symphony at Carnegie Hall

In a galvanizing, hair-raising performance, the Boston Symphony Orchestra arrived at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday night a hundred strong and with a vengeance that could only be befitting of one character and the opera that was named for her: Richard Strauss' Elektra.Goerke, Nelsons, Barkmin- Photo courtesy of Chris LeeThe libretto by Hugo von Hofmannstahl, the first one of his many successful collaborations with Strauss, is an adaptation of Sophocles's play of the same name. To avenge the...

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