Wozzeck
Alban Berg
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 1:00PM
Walter S. Gubelmann Auditorium

Estimated run time: 1 hour 57 minutes

No intermission

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. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to more than 2,200 theaters in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Event Info

Estimated run time: 1 hour 57 minutes

No intermission

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. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to more than 2,200 theaters in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Preview

TICKETS

Tickets Available:
Members  –  Wednesday, September 25
Public – Wednesday, October 9

Tickets:  $25 or $15 (students)

  • Broadcast live from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City (unless otherwise noted)
  • Student tickets must be purchased in person with valid student I.D.
  • Later arrivals will be seated at staff discretion
  • Run times and cast are subject to change

All purchases are final. No refunds or exchanges.

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