Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 40 min.
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.
Faus: Jonas Kaufmann
the devil: René Pape
Marguerite: Marina Poplavskaya
Faust, Gounod, Jonas Kaufmann, Metropolitan Opera