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David McVicar's colourful production of Gounod's devilish opera.  Read More >

David McVicar’s colourful production of Gounod’s devilish opera features Angela Gheorghiu and Piotr Beczala reprising their roles as Marguerite and Faust. The story, set in the Paris of the 1870s, follows a man who sells his soul to the devil in return for more earthly pleasures.

Performed in French with English surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 15/09/2006

Closing Night: 29/09/2006

Running time: 3h25

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Cast & Creative


Piotr Beczala, John Relyea, Angela Gheorghiu/Katie Van Kooten, Robert Gleadow, Russell Braun/Dalibor Jenis, Christine Rice, Della Jones


Director - David McVicar

Producer - Royal Opera

Choreographer - Michael Keegan-Dolan

Conductor - Maurizio Benini

Lighting Designer - Paule Constable

Set Designer - Charles Edwards

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Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD