Like a premonition of the First World War

Interview with William Kentridge

By Solène Souriau 28 February 2022

© Agathe Poupeney/OnP

Invited for the first time to the Paris Opera, the South African director William Kentridge explores Wozzeck, Alban Berg's major work inspired by Georg Büchner's play. In this interview, he discusses the reasons and themes that led him to transpose the opera during the First World War.  


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