Rebecca Nash will sing the title role in tonight’s performance of Strauss’s Elektra, replacing Nina Stemme.

This evening marks Australian soprano Rebecca Nash’s Met debut as well as her role debut as Elektra. Recent performances include debuts as the Dyer’s Wife in Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Vienna State Opera and Germany’s Theater Kiel, and the title role in Puccini’s Turandot at the Verdi Theater in Padua.

Patrice Chéreau’s staging of Elektra also starsLise Davidsen as Chrysothemis, Michaela Schuster as Klytämnestra, Stefan Vinke as Aegisth, and Greer Grimsley as Orest. The conductor is Donald Runnicles.

Remaining performances are April 16 and 20.

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