Klytaimnestra oder Der Fluch der Atriden [Clytemnestra or The Curse of the House of Atreus] (1999)

Original id: 
7920
Start date: 
31 May 1999
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
The libretto for this rock opera is based mostly on Agamemnon and Choephoroe. An expanded version of the opera was released on two albums (The House of Atreus, Act I and Act II) by David Defeis’ rock band Virgin Steele in 1999.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
German
English

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Silvia Danek Actor Kassandra
David Defeis Composer of the heavy metal band Virgin Steele
Peter Höschler Actor Agamemnon
Martina Krawulsky Librettist
Mollérus Set
Walter Weyers Director
Walter Weyers Librettist
Joséphine Weyers Actor Klytaimnestra
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Landestheater Schwaben (Memmingen, Bavaria, Germany) 31 May, 1999
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Agamemnon in Performance: 458 BC to AD 2004 Book library fig. 16.2, 303ff., 305 n. 27, 420
Klytaimnestra oder Der Fluch der Atriden Colour photograph archive

How to cite this production

Klytaimnestra oder Der Fluch der Atriden [Clytemnestra or The Curse of the House of Atreus] (1999), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/7920 <20 September 2020>