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The Royal Opera House Encore 2018/19: Faust (Opera)
The Royal Opera House Encore 2018/19: Faust (Opera)
Gounod's most popular opera returns in David McVicar's production
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  • Director: David Mcvicar
    Stars: Michael Fabiano, Irina Lungu, Erwin Schrott
    Estimated running time: 3 Hours 45 Mins including one interval

    Event Cinema: This is an Encore showing recorded live from The Royal Opera House

    Sung in French with English surtitles

    Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David Mcvicar's spectacular production of Goundo's best-loved Opera

    There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Irina Lungu as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès. Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle – the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris. Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers, performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera Chorus.

    For more information please go to The Royal Opera House website

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