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Composer: Gounod, Charles-Francois (1818-1893)

April 2018
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Gounod: Faust
Tadeusz Wojciechowski; Kristaps Skulte; Kristīne Pasternaka

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Christophe Rousset; Véronique Gens; Jean-François Borras; Andrew Foster-Williams; Marie Lenormand
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Méphistophélès, the master puppeteer

Christian Van Horn (Méphistophélès) © Cory Weaver
Chicago's new Faust is a quest for youth but also a reflection on insipiration, fabrication and manipulation. 
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Outstanding direction of a fine cast: Faust in Geneva

John Osborn, Ruzan Mantashyan, Marina Viotti, Adam Palka © GTG | Magali Dougados
Plasson shows all his experience; Lavaudant surprises and delights with his direction; a strong cast sing their hearts out. Who can ask for more?
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The Big Bang: a starry launch for Irish National Opera

Orla Boylan, Fergus Sheil, Anna Devin and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra © Ste Murray
The biggest stigma associated with opera in Ireland is not that it is an elitist art form, but that it is not “Irish”, and that it doesn’t belong to Irish culture, more of a recent import, like pasta, or avocado.
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Alain Altinoglu and the Chicago Symphony find beauty in rarely trodden territory

Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve
Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the Chicago Symphony Chorus made this evening truly distinctive.
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Dorset Opera deals with the devil in Gounod's Faust

Mark S Doss (Méphistophélès) and Sarah Pring (Marthe) © Dorset Opera
Dorset Opera's second opera of their season saw a fiendishly good performance from Mark S Doss as Méphistophélès supported by a strong cast in Christopher Cowell's economical production.
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