The Audience Reacts to Elektra

Monday, 9 August, 2021
17 Giselle Allen Elektra In Elektra Kilkenny Arts Festival Photo Ste Murray

Audience and critic reactions to Elektra at the Kilkenny Arts Festival.

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“Power and passion from Irish National Opera in the Kilkenny rain” - Michael Dungan - The Irish Times ★★★★
“a triumph over adversity to create an exhilarating experience” - Deirdre Falvey - The Irish Times

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“a thrilling take on Strauss's dark and violent tale” - The Irish Examiner ★★★★

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“There's a storm raging in Kilkenny's Castle Yard and it has nothing to do with the weather. Indeed, the threatening skies look positively embarrassed compared to Irish National Opera's thunderous outdoor production of Richard Strauss's Elektra,” - The Arts Review ★★★★

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“superbly theatrical, highly dramatic and disturbingly atmospheric” - The Times

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“a magnificent achievement” - Sunday Independent

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