Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Philharmonia Orchestra Perform Alban Berg's Wozzeck
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The last date listed for Wozzeck was Tuesday November 13, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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The concert was wonderful, although this was definitely not the type of music you should listen to if you like your opera sunny-side up and with a smile. The music was dark and tormented, moving and jarring. The singers did a fantastic job of...continued
A harrowing, incomplete 19th-century play became Alban Berg’s operatic masterpiece of musical Expressionism, Wozzeck is endlessly inventive and heartrendingly tragic. Berg himself adapted the libretto from the play’s unordered scenes, and created important roles for the orchestra as well as the singers.
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Johan Reuter, Wozzeck
Angela Denoke, Marie
Hubert Francis, the Drum-Major
Joshua Ellicott, Andres
Peter Hoare, the Captain
Tijl Faveyts , the Doctor
Henry Waddington, First Apprentice
Eddie Wade, Second Apprentice
Harry Nicoll, an Idiot
Anna Burford, Margret
Zachary Mamis, Marie’s Child
Members of the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, David Milnes, director
UC Berkeley Chamber Chorus, Marika Kuzma, director
Members of Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, Robert Geary, director