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MefistofeleNew production

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NationaltheaterMax-Joseph-Platz 2, Munich, Bavaria, 80539, Germany
Dates/times in Berlin time zone
Bavarian State Opera
Omer Meir WellberConductor
Roland SchwabDirector
Renée ListerdahlCostume Designer
Piero VinciguerraSet Designer
Kristine OpolaisSopranoMargherita
Joseph CallejaTenorFaust
René PapeBassMefistofele
Karine BabajanyanSopranoElena
Heike GrötzingerMezzo-sopranoMartha
Rachael WilsonMezzo-sopranoPantalis
Joshua Owen MillsTenorNereo
Andrea BorghiniBaritoneWagner
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper

"The lord of creation has plummeted into the darkest depths and is now so weak that I lack the desire to incite him to do evil." It is a resigned, often cynical devil who Arrigo Boito - also known for being the librettist for Verdi's later masterpieces Otello andFalstaff - distilled from Goethe's two-part Faust tragedy and turned into the protagonist of his only finished opera. 

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