July 2, 2022

Salome Unveiled at the Essex Library

The Essex Library presents Richard Strauss’ opera Salome, in a film version starring Teresa Stratas, Monday February 27th at 2 p.m. (Illustration by Aubrey Beardsley)

The Essex Library’s popular series of filmed operas, Monday Afternoon @ the Opera, presents Richard Strauss’ Salome, starring Teresa Stratas, Hans Bierer, and Astrid Varnay, on Monday February 27 at 2 p.m. Stratas, one of the world’s best singing actresses, is at the peak of her powers in the title role of this spine-chilling version of Salome, which is conducted by Strauss’ protégé Karl Böhm and features the Vienna Philharmonic.

The show is free and open to all. The Essex Library is at 33 West Avenue. For more information, please call the Essex Library at 860-767-1560.