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The Damnation of Faust

Music: Hector Berlioz. Text: Hector Berlioz and Almire Gandonnière after Géard de Narval's French translation of Goethe's Faust.

Productions

Opéra-Comique Paris, 1846
Monte Carlo Opera, 1893
Royal Court Theatre Liverpool, 1894, Carl Rosa Opera Company
London Coliseum, 2011, ENO

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Opéra-Comique, Paris
First performance: 6th December 1846 (concert)

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Monte Carlo Opera
First performance: 18th February 1893 (stage premiere)

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Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool
First performance: 3rd Feburary 1894 (UK stage premiere)
Carl Rosa Opera Company

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London Coliseum
First performance: 6th May 2011
English National Opera/ENO.
English translation: Hugh Macdonald. Director: Terry Gilliam.
Set designer: Hildegard Bechtler. Costume designer: Katrina Lindsay.
Lighting designer: Peter Mumford. Video designer: Finn Ross.
Associate director: Leah Hausman. Fight director: Terry King.
Staff directors: James Bonas, Natascha Metherell. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
Assistant Conductors: Robert Houssart, James Burton. Chorus master: Martin Merry.
Assistant chorus master: Nicholas Chalmers. Leader: Janice Graham.

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FaustPeter Hoare
MephistophelesChristopher Purves
MargueriteChristine Rice
BranderNicholas Folwell
VoiceElla Kirkpatrick
Additional chorus - sopranosVivien Munday, Nancy Sen, Serenna Wagner, Nicola
Additional chorus- altosSamantha Houston, Melanie Lodge, Alexandra Tiffin, Kate Warshaw
Additional chorus - tenorsRobert Amon, Peter Bamber, Robert Carlinhys-Evans, Andrew Walters
Additional chorus - bassesAlistair Bamford, Oliver Gibbs, Gavin Horsley, Tom Kennedy, Adam Leftwich, Russell Matthews, Alastair Merry, Ronald Nairne, Martin Oxenham, Paul Sheehan, Christopher Thornton-Holmes, Richard Woodall
ActorsJofre Carabén, Damian Dudkiewicz, Kath Duggan, Jane Leaney, Chiara De Palo, Joseph Raisi-Varzaneh, Matthew Reynolds, Sebastian Rose, Vinicius Salles, Angelo Smimmo, Shahla Tarrant, François Testory
ChildrenSony Allgood, Henry Atkinson, Shea Brennan, Caleb Broomfield, Henry Bunce, Henry Carlisle, Callum Catlin-Millar, Callun De Freitas, Sebastian Elliot, Danny Eversley, Angus Fenton, Luke Hatteland-Dunn, Raphael Kalid, Andrew Ma, Jo Macklety, Willaim Maguire, Hamish McMillan, Reuben Moonasar, Paul Newton, David Read, John Richie, Lochlan Rycott, Milind Sood, Moritz Weitzel
Child actorsEleanor Burke, Artemiz van den Broucke, Libby Colvill, Adam Hallett, Jack Medlin

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