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FAUST (ROH Live)
Tue 30 Apr 2019

FAUST (ROH Live)

Frankwell QuayShrewsburySY3 8FT

Walker Theatre

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ON SCREEN IN THE WALKER THEATRE 
LIVE FROM THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 

FAUST

THE ROYAL OPERA
OPERA IN FIVE ACTS

EXPERIENCE THE DECADENCE AND ELEGANCE OF 1870S PARIS IN DAVID MCVICAR'S SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION OF GOUNOD’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 Diana Damrau 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.

MUSIC CHARLES-FRANÇOIS GOUNOD
DIRECTOR DAVID MCVICAR
CONDUCTOR DAN ETTINGER

FAUST MICHAEL FABIANO
MÉPHISTOPHÉLÈS ERWIN SCHROTT
MARGUERITE DIANA DAMRAU

SCREENING 6.45PM
TICKETS £16 CONC. £14 CHILD £12
Approx. 3h 45m (inc. interval)
Sung in French with English surtitles

VIEW FULL ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 2017/18 LIVE CINEMA SEASON

Tue 30 Apr06:45PM Book
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