Faust - Metropolitan Opera



Date: 11/29/11
Ages: All
Address:
Amsterdam Ave. btw. W. 62nd & 65th Sts. - 212-362-6000
www.metoperafamily.org/metopera

Description: With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod's classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn't be better served. Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff updates the story to the first half of the 20th century with a production that won praise in London last season. A later run features two other first-tier Fausts: Roberto Alagna and Joseph Calleja, with Ferruccio Furlanetto stepping in as the devil. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts on the heels of his Don Carlo success.