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Wozzeck, Royal Opera, Covent Garden, November 2013

October 2013 is the bicentenary of Georg B├╝chner, whose play Woyzeck is the basis for Berg’s opera. The play is sparely written, and after a few cuts and slight rearrangement of scenes, Berg produced an opera of striking power and musical invention. It is not an easy task for the singers, with its four different …

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