Elektra (Susan Bullock) brandishes the axe that killed her father, Agammenon — in hopes that it will also kill her mother, Klytaemnestra. Karin Cooper hide caption

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Carlos Alvarez and Lyubov Petrova in Verdi's Rigoletto Karin Cooper/ hide caption

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