Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: Faust/ Opera Australia

Faust – Charles Gounod Opera Australia Sydney Opera House, February 10, 2020 When New York’s Metropolitan Opera opened its doors on October 22, 1883, the company performed Gounod’s Faust, chosen, it is quoted in The Nation a few days later, for its “ greater variety of vocal and orchestral effects than any one of the…

Review: Gounod’s Faust/ Opera Australia
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Review: Gounod’s Faust/ Opera Australia

‘A feeble French travesty of a German literary monument.’  Such was Wagner’s view, in 1867, of Charles-François Gounod’s opera Faust which premiered in Paris in 1859. No matter that Faust was one of the most successful operas of its time, being performed at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, every season from 1863 to 1911 and…

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Faust Image Gallery

Opening tonight at the Joan Sutherland Opera Theatre – Opera Australia’s production of Gounod’s Faust, directed by David McVicar. Check out these images – scroll down to see all eight. Images courtesy Opera Australia