Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar's spectacular production of Gounoud's best-loved opera.
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.
MUSIIKKI / MUSIC CHARLES-FRANCOIS GOUNOD
OHJAUS / DIRECTOR DAVID MCVICAR
KAPELLIMESTARI / CONDUCTOR DAN ETTINGER
FAUST MICHAEL FABIANO
MÉPHISTOHÉLÈS ERWIN SCHROTT
MARGUERITE DIANA DAMRAU
Lenght (estim.) 3h 45min (1 intermission)
NB! This film is shown at Bio Rex (Mannerheimintie 22–24, Helsinki). Tickets from Korjaamo Kino website.
Töölönkatu 51 b 00250 Helsinki Tel. 0400 824 229
Ticket Office closes when the last screening starts.
Mannerheimintie 22-24 00100 Helsinki Tel. +358 40 334 56 17 (NB! Only in use when the theatre is open.)
Ticket Office opens one hour before the first screening and closes when the last screening starts.