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Teresa Stratas and Her Relationship to ‘Lulu’
Teresa Stratas was recognized as one of the finest singing actresses of her time. Stratas, born on May 26, , was known for her commitment to the stage and for her wide repertoire. The soprano was originally scheduled to open the production in at the Metropolitan Opera, but opted out of it and did not actually bring her portrayal to the house until And to this day it is one of the greatest achievements of her career.
She is especially well known for her award-winning recording of Alban Berg's Lulu. At age 13, she performed Greek pop songs on the radio. She continued her career with the Metropolitan Opera, moved into leading roles and performed with leading opera houses around the world, including the Bolshoi , Vienna State , Berlin , Bavarian State Munich , Paris and San Francisco Operas as well as the Salzburg Festival. She is regarded as one of the foremost singing actresses of the twentieth century. Pierre Boulez chose her to sing the title role in the first performance of Friedrich Cerha 's completed version of Alban Berg 's Lulu Paris,