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Eiffel Art Studios: Bánffy StageÉszaki Műhely Kőbánya, Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary
On Friday 22 November 2019 at 19:00
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St Petersburg Chamber Opera

Performance by The St. Petersburg Chamber Opera

Gounod’s French grand opera has been an indispensable element of any self-respecting opera company’s repertoire, and to this day remains among the most frequently performed operas.

The composer's aim was not an operatic adaptation of Goethe’s masterpiece. Born from the libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré was a perfumed and smoky drama spiced with elements of romance and horror, as well as gothic motifs: a story of romance, the supernatural, religion, and the eternal battle against satanic powers.

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