Release Date: January 11th, 2020
NR |1 hr 32 minPlot Summary
After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Bergs other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic preWorld War I environment. Met Music Director Yannick Nzet-Sguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei making his highly anticipated role debut as the title character. Soprano Elza van den Heever is Wozzecks unfaithful mate, and the commanding cast also includes tenor Christopher Ventris as the Drum-Major, bass-baritone Christian Van Horn as the Doctor, and tenor Gerhard Siegel as the Captain.
Cast: Peter Mattei , Tamara Mumford , Elza van den Heever , Christian Van Horn , Andrew Staples , Christopher Ventris , Gerhard Siegel
Director: Luc De Wit
Production Co: Metropolitan Opera
Distributors: Trafalgar Releasing