Notes and Editorial Reviews
Claudio Abbado conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera in a powerful recording of Alban Berg's influential opera, Wozzeck, a terrifyingly great portrayal of a soldier who is tormented and mocked by his superiors until he loses reason.
Peter Mussbach's highly stylized production heightens the emotional intensity of this searing work and becomes an agonizing lament over lost innocence.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Running Time: 90 minutes