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A Triumphant Return

Gounod's 'Faust' at
New York Metropolitan Opera,
reviewed by GREGORY MOOMJY

 

At one point in The Met's history, Faust was performed so frequently that one critic in mocking reference to Wagner's opera house at Bayreuth coined the theater Faustspielhaus. Currently, what was once Gounod's most popular opera is now rarely performed at The Metropolitan Opera. With any luck, that is all about to change. On Tuesday 29 November 2011, The Met unfurled its first new production of Faust in quite some time...

Copyright © 8 December 2011 Gregory Moomjy,
New York City, USA

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METROPOLITAN OPERA

NEW YORK

CHARLES GOUNOD

FAUST

MARINA POPLAVSKAYA

FRANCE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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