Lyric Opera’s Faust

March 10, 2018, 4:30 pm

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The bill comes due and the devil gets Faust’s soul in this program of highlights from Gounod’s opera. Caught in the devil’s trap are Victoria de los Angeles, Alfredo Kraus, Joan Sutherland, Boris Christoff, Franco Corelli, and Nicoli Ghiaurov.

Music

“Le Veau D’or” Faust by Charles Gounod
Chorus and Orchestra of the National Theater of the Opera in Paris, Andre Cluytens, conductor; Boris Christoff, bass
(EMI-1958)

“Faites‐lui mes aveux” Faust by Charles Gounod
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, conductor; Margreta Elkins, soprano
(
LONDON-1966)

“Salut! Demeure” Faust by Charles Gounod
National Theater Orchestra of the Paris Opera, Michelangelo Veltri, conductor; Alfredo Kraus, tenor
(EMI-1987)

“Air des Bijoux”Faust by Charles Gounod
Orchestra of the National Theater of the Opera in Paris, Andre Cluytens, conductor; Victoria de los Angeles, soprano
(EMI-1958)

“Soldiers’ Chorus” Faust by Charles Gounod
Chorus of The National Theatre of the Opera in Paris, Andre Cluytens, conductor
(EMI-1958)

“Final Trio” Faust by Charles Gounod
 London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, conductor; Joan Sutherland, soprano; Franco Corelli, tenor; and Nicolai Ghiaurov, bass
(
LONDON-1966)