• This image released by the Metropolitan Opera shows Mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier as Klytemnestra, left, and soprano Nina Stemme as her daughter Elektra, during a performance of Richard Strauss's "Elektra" at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.  The matinee performance this Saturday will be broadcast live in HD to movie theaters worldwide. (Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera via AP)

    Waltraud Meier as a human Klytemnestra in Met performance

    NEW YORK (AP) — No monsters of depravity for Waltraud Meier, thank you. The German mezzo-soprano takes a very different view of the Greek queen Klytemnestra than the one usually seen in Richard Strauss’ “Elektra.”