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About the Show Less...

David McVicar's lavish retelling of the tale of the soul-seller. Read More >

Gounod’s opera tells the story of the dangerously ambitious Faust who barters his soul for sensual pleasures. However, even as Faust is having wicked way with the lovely Marguerite; the devious Mephistophele is planning some disgustingly nasty things for him.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 04/10/2004

Closing Night: 28/10/2004

Running time: 4 hours

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Cast & Creative


Piotr Beczala (Faust), Elena Kelessidi (Marguerite), John Tomlinson (Mephistopheles), Dalibor Jenis, Katija Dragojevic, Della Jones, Matthew Rose


Director - David McVicar

Producer - Royal Opera House

Lyrics By - Jules Barbier and Michel Carre

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