Posts Tagged ‘Gounod’

Sep. 08 2012

09/15/12 – Faust – 1:00pm

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San Francisco Opera Faust by Charles François Gounod Libretto by Jules  Barbier and Michel Carré Approximate Running Time: 3 hour, 30 minutes with 2 intermissions In French Gounod’s Faust remains the most famous operatic treatment of Goethe’s play. Orchestral excerpts from the work include the ballet scene from the fifth act, the Nubian dances, Cleopatra variations, […]

Dec. 06 2011

12/10/11 Faust – Gounod 1:00

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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 […]

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