A Date with the Devil
Gounod's 'Faust' at Arizona Opera,
reviewed by MARIA NOCKIN
There have been many variations on the Faust legend. One of the earliest was written by Johann Spies in 1587. It tells of Dr Faustus' scholarship in the sciences and in sorcery. He is said to have conjured up the devil who appeared to him unwillingly in the midst of a storm in the forest...
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