DVD + Blu-Ray:
BERG: WOZZECK / DUTCH NATIONAL OPERA
Alban Berg’s poignant masterpiece Wozzeck staged at the Dutch National Opera in 2017 by Krzysztof Warlikowski and conducted by Marc Albrecht.
2.110582 / NBD0081V_Wozzeck_BD cover © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / Ruth Walz
2.110582 / NBD0081V_Wozzeck_CHRISTOPHER MALTMAN_EVA-MARIA WESTBROEK © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / Ruth Walz
2.110582 / NBD0081V_Wozzeck_EVA-MARIA WESTBROEK © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / Ruth Walz
Based on real events and drawing on Georg Büchner’s revolutionary play, Alban Berg’s Wozzeck turns a grimly tragic narrative of violence and murder into one of the most powerful and original operas of the 20th century.
The DNO's production is staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski, who is regarded as one of the great theatre innovators of his generation, and conducted by highly in-demand conductor Marc Albrecht. The title roles are sung by the most acclaimed and widely-recognized classical singers in the opera world today: the British operatic baritone Christopher Maltman, and the top Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek.
The Financial Times declared this to be ‘a beautiful, moving, engrossing production… this is a consummate Wozzeck, blending clarity, lyricism, compassion and crushing force.’
Wozzeck CHRISTOPHER MALTMAN Baritone
Marie EVA-MARIA WESTBROEK Soprano
Drum Major FRANK VAN AKEN Tenor
Captain / Madman MARCEL BEEKMAN Tenor
Doctor SIR WILLARD WHITE Bass-baritone
Andres JASON BRIDGES Tenor
Margret URSULA HESSE VON DEN STEINEN Mezzo-soprano
Marie’s Son JACOB JUTTE Treble
NETHERLANDS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Conductor MARC ALBRECHT
Stage Director KRZYSZTOF WARLIKOWSKI
Set and Costume Designer MAŁGORZATA SZCZĘŚNIAK
Film Director FRANÇOIS ROUSSILLON
Filmed on 23 March and 6 April 2017 at Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam
[2.110582 / NBD0081V]
Total playing time: 107 minutes
Language: German · Subtitles: German, English, French, Japanese, Korean
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.1 · DVD 9 · Region: 0
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM 2.0 and DTS-HD 5.1 · BD 25 · Region: A, B, C
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