Wozzeck.  Directed by Carrie Cracknell.  Set by Tom Scutt.  English National Opera, The Coliseum.  Photography by Tristram Kenton.

What's On Stage 

*****

an unmissable evening of gripping music-drama.

 

The Independent

*****

 

The Telegraph

****

Realised with terrific theatrical flair and filled with rich naturalistic detail.

  

The Guardian

****

utterly compelling music drama….  particularly significant in restoring to the work its social conscience. … Not everyone, I suspect, will like it, but it's an outstanding achievement to which no one can remain indifferent.

  

The Independent on Sunday

****

ENO at its provocative best, with proper thought given to every role


Arts Desk

as upsetting as it is thrilling…. Musically this is ENO's finest hour; dramatically it will break your heart. Is there more?

 

The Public Reviews 

****

 

The Evening Standard

****

All the elements in this tightly integrated production are imaginatively fused…. Cracknell's powerful new production of Berg's masterpiece is a reminder of how well this house can do gritty realism