The Royal Opera - Faust Reviews
4 June 2020
Joseph Calleja (Faust), Bryn Terfel (Méphistophélès)
Simon Keenlyside (Valentin), Bryn Terfel (Méphistophélès)
Sonya Yoncheva (Marguerite), Bryn Terfel (Méphistophélès)
Jihoon Kim (Wagner), Bryn Terfel (Méphistophélès)
Sonya Yoncheva (Marguerite), Joseph Calleja (Faust)

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Faust

The Royal Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Alla Cantata ancor manca la diva
29 Apr 14 / Beckmesser
Gounod’s erotically-charged Faust has thrilled audiences since its Paris premiere in 1859
14 Apr 14 / Express
Sonya Yoncheva is a star in the making
8 Apr 14 / The Guardian
The big star of this production is bass-baritone Bryn Terfel
6 Apr 14 / The Upcoming
Gounod's unashamedly lyrical version of Goethe's poem returns to Covent Garden with Calleja, Terfel and Keenlyside
6 Apr 14 / What's on Stage
An electrifying Bryn Terfel queens it over the orgy in this gripping production from David McVicar
6 Apr 14 / Telegraph
Anna Netrebko withdraws from the Royal Opera's Faust
If the star doesn’t turn up, why should the audience have to? The audience should be given the chance of a refund.
Anna Netrebko pulls out of Royal Opera House show
Russian soprano Anna Netrebko has bowed out of an upcoming production of Faust at London's Royal Opera House, insisting she isn't the right fit for the role.
Production details
Cast
Calleja, Terfel, Yoncheva/Voulgaridou, Keenlyside, Kim, Pokupic, Montague
(c) Benini (d) McVicar
Performance dates
4, 7, 11, 14, 17, 22, 25 April 2014
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