(Credit: The Greek National Opera official website)
The Greek National Opera has announced that it will stream Alban Berg’s opera “Wozzeck” on Mezzo Live HD.
The Greek National Opera premiered “Wozzeck” for the first time in its history in January 2020, before the COVID-19 lockdowns. The cast for the opera included soprano Nadine Lehner in the role of Marie, tenor Peter Hoare as the Captain, bass Yanni Yannissis in the role of Doctor, tenor Peter Wedd as the Drum Major, tenor Vassilis Kavayas in the role of Andres, tenor Panagiotis Priftis as the Madman, mezzo-soprano Margarita Syngeniotou in the role of Margret, and baritone Tassis Christoyannis in the title role.
Vassilis Christopoulos conducted the production by Olivier Py. The sets and costumes were designed by Pierre-André Weitz.
The opera was recorded on Feb. 2, 2020.
The streaming of “Wozzeck” will begin on Oct. 4, 2020, and will run through October 30, 2020.