Wozzeck (Berg) premiered today in 1925

Wozzeck, opera in three acts by Austrian composer Alban Berg, who also wrote its German libretto, deriving the story from the unfinished play Woyzeck (the discrepancy in spelling was the result of a misreading of the manuscript) by Georg B├╝chner. The opera premiered in Berlin on December 14, 1925. Of all rule-breaking avant-garde operas, it… Continue reading Wozzeck (Berg) premiered today in 1925