Music and Vision homepage Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.

 

Ensemble

Excellent Stagecraft

Gounod's 'Faust'
transmitted live in high definition
from New York Metropolitan Opera,
reviewed by MARIA NOCKIN

 

Des McAnuff has updated Gounod's Faust for the new production at the Metropolitan Opera. His Faust is a middle aged atomic scientist of the nineteen-fifties who is in the act of committing suicide by drinking a drug that will first put him to sleep. The opera is his dream. That concept worked well...

Copyright © 14 December 2011 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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CHARLES GOUNOD

FAUST

FRANCE

METROPOLITAN OPERA

NEW YORK

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MARINA POPLAVSKAYA

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