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Opera Carolina Faust - Live Broadcast

Gounod: Faust
LIVE Broadcast on WDAV - Saturday. October 18, 8 p.m.

Faust and Marguerite embrace>>Download Faust libretto
>>Act I photos
>>Act II photos
>>Act III photos

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Faust Synopsis:

The principal singers of Faust tell the story of the fallen Faust, the hapless Marguerite, and the Devil, Mephistopheles.
ListenAct I
ListenAct II
ListenAct III

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The Principals

James Valenti, Faust James Valenti
Maureen O'Flynn, Marguerite Maureen O'Flynn
Chester Patton, Méphistophélès Chester Patton

Faust by RembrandtFaust - What's the Story?
Gounod's famous opera is based on the German legend in which Dr. Faust makes a pact with the Devil in order to gain knowledge.  Read the full synopsis.


Charles Gounod in 1859, the Faust premieredAbout the Composer/ Historical Background

Charles Gounod (1818-1893) was one of France’s premiere composers, standing alongside Jules Massenet and Jacques Meyerbeer. Born in 1818, he won the prestigious Prix de Rome before he was 20.  Read more about Gounod.

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>>At the Blog: What are the "other" Fausts in music?

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