- Start: Tuesday 14 January - 19:00
- Auditorium: Great Hall
COMPOSER: Alban Berg
After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece, which comes to cinemas for the first time in January. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei as the disturbed title character. Soprano Elza van den Heever is Wozzeck’s unfaithful mate, alongside a commanding cast that also includes tenor Christopher Ventris, bass-baritone Christian Van Horn, and tenor Gerhard Siegel.
CONDUCTOR: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
CAST: Elza van den Heever (Marie), Tamara Mumford (Margret), Christopher Ventris (Drum-Major), Gerhard Siegel (Captain), Andrew Staples (Andres), Peter Mattei (Wozzeck), Christian Van Horn (Doctor)
Sung in German with English subtitiles.
Running time: approx. 102 mins