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Innovative and Enthralling

Berlioz's 'La damnation de Faust'
at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
impresses GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma inaugurated its 2017-18 operatic season with a rarity — in fact, with a 'non opera', Hector Berlioz's La damnation de Faust. I was in the audience on 12 December 2017. In a first version, Berlioz subtitled the work as a 'concert opera', as he had done for Roméo et Juliette in 1836. In 1845-46 he changed the subtitle to 'dramatic legend'...

Copyright © 17 December 2017 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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