The legendary German Mozart & Strauss singer, Anneliese Rothenberger, totally clashed with her image of "charm and grace" in the scandalous role of Berg's Lulu. The 1968 Hamburg production of Berg's unfinished version was a sensational success for Rothenberger with critics and audience alike. The international revivals at the Montreal World's Fair and the Metropolitan Opera of the opera garnered crticial-acclaim.
Berg: Lulu is part of the Electrola Collection, a series that celebrates the historic record label, Electrola. Electrola was part of the EMI Classics unit in Germany best known for the rich catalogs, masterful artists and iconic gramophone trademark.