Wozzeck, Royal Opera House, London

Wozzeck_ROH.jpg(Photo: Bill Cooper)
By Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 28 February 2006]
The moral comes across loud and clear: this Wozzeck is a living experiment in how low a human being can fall. He ends his days drowned in a tank of water like one of the specimens in the doctorís laboratory ñ or is he pickled in his own juices like a Damien Hirst sculpture?