Met Opera: Wozzeck

GENRE: Opera
RATING: NR
RUNNING TIME: 1:42
RELEASE DATE: January 11, 2020
STARRING: Elza van den Heever, Tamara Mumford, Christopher Ventris
WRITER(S): Alan Berg
MOVIE SYNOPSIS: 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 on January 11. 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.