Bargaining with the Devil rarely ends well, but it’s certainly one hell of a ride!
The classic struggle between good and evil, love and temptation, ambition and integrity gets the Royal Opera treatment in this handsome production studded with breathtaking cabaret, ballet, sublime singing and Parisian passion – don’t miss it!
David McVicar’s theatrical production has gathered a stunning cast that includes American tenor Michael Fabiano as Faust, Uruguayan bass-baritone Erwin Schrott as the devil Méphistophélès and German soprano Diana Damrau as Faust’s beloved Marguerite. The score includes some devilish songs for Méphistophélès, Marguerite’s ecstatic ‘Jewel Song’ and a thrilling ballet in Act V. Faust is the French composer Charles-François Gounod’s greatest masterpiece and a favorite with opera audiences worldwide.
The opera will be sung in French with English titles, with an anticipated running time of 210 minutes including one intermission.
Address – Smith Rafael Film Center – 1118 Fourth Street San Rafael, CA 94901 – Better book in advance !