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Faust



Faust: By Charles Gounod
RUSSIA
ST PETERSBURG  •  Mariinsky Theatre  •  Ongoing
 
 

Charles Gounod: Faust
Opera in  five acts
Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré
Sung in French
Premiere of this production: 26 April 2013

Valery Gergiev, musical director and conductor
 
Director and Set Designer: Isabella Bywater
Costume Designers: Isabella Bywater with Nicky Shaw
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Schreiver
Video Designers: Nina Dunn, Ian William Galloway with Salvador Avila
Musical Preparation: Natalia Mordashova
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
French language Coach: Ksenia Klimenko 

Cast: Roles are being rehearsed by
 
Le docteur Faust: Sergei Semishkur, Dmitry Voropaev, Khachatur Badalyan, Alexander Trofimov, Nikolai Yemtsov

Marguerite: Yekaterina Lukianenko

Méphistophélès: Ildar Abdrazakov, Askar Abdrazakov, Vladimir Feliauer, Alexei Tanovitski

Valentin: Alexei Markov, Vladimir Moroz, Viktor Korotich, Vladislav Sulimsky

Siébel: Yekaterina Sergeyeva, Yulia Matochkina, Irina Shishkova, Mayram Sokolova

Wagner: Nikolai Kamensky, Grigor Verner, Yevgeny Ulanov

Marthe: Elena Vitman, Svetlana Volkova

World premiere: 19 March 1859, Théatre-Lyrique, Paris
First performance at the Mariinsky Theatre: 15 September 1869



Mariinsky Theatre Website



Detailed schedule information:
19h

Contact: 37, Dekabristov Street
St Petersburg
Russia

Tel: (7) 812 326 4141

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