Marjorie Owens Leads The Dallas Opera’s ‘Elektra’

By Francisco Salazar

The 2023-24 season continues at The Dallas Opera with Strauss’ “Elektra.”

The production, which is set to be performed between Feb. 9 and Feb. 17, 2024, will feature soprano Marjorie Owens in the iconic title role, soprano Angela Meade as Chrysothemis, baritone Alfred Walker as Orest, and mezzo-soprano Jill Grove as Klytämnestra.

The Dallas Opera’s production from the Lyric Opera of Chicago, originally directed by Sir David McVicar, is directed by Nick Sandys, in his company debut, with set and costume design by John Macfarlane and lighting design by Jennifer Tipton. Emmanuel Villaume, the Mrs. Eugene McDermott Music Director,  conducts The Dallas Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

The Feb. 17 performance of “Elektra” will also be live streamed.