Wozzeck - Metropolitan Opera

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Mon, 16 March - 1:00 PM Adults $28.00
Friends/Seniors/Student $24.00
Child <18 $15.00
Groups (10+) $10.00ea

Approx Finish 2.30pm no interval

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Mon, 16 March - 1:00 PM

Wozzeck is running, always running, with his shadow in pursuit. Berg’s fascinating opera is a portrait of a ravaged man, drawn with vivid clarity through unsettling music and sharp, structured scenes.

One of the most exciting visual artists of our generation, South African William Kentridge, directs and illustrates this extraordinary production of Alban Berg’s operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment.

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin 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 Wozzeck’s 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.

One of the emblematic achievements of the thriving artistic forces in Germany and Austria during the brief period between world wars, Wozzeck was a sensation and a scandal at its premiere. Remarkably, it has lost none of its power to fascinate, shock, and engage audiences, and its status as one of the defining musical works of the 20th century has not blunted its vitality.


A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Salzburg Festival; the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto; and Opera Australia.

Wozzeck is sung in German with English subtitles.

A HD Live screening from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.

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