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La Damnation de Faust

Spectacular choral extravaganza

Dancing skeletons, drunken rats and a wild, reckless ride to damnation: just some of the unforgettable evocations in Berlioz’s visionary and epic musical retelling of the Faust legend.

Hallé
Sir Mark Elder Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Gentlemen of the Hallé Choir
Matthew Hamilton Choir Master

NYCoS National Girls Choir
Christopher Bell Choir Master

Michèle Losier Marguerite
Michael Spyres Faust
Laurent Naouri Méphistophélès
David Soar Brander

Dancing skeletons, drunken rats and a wild, reckless ride to damnation: just some of the unforgettable evocations in Berlioz’s visionary and epic musical retelling of the Faust legend.

Deeply moving and wildly entertaining, La damnation de Faust matches dazzling orchestral brilliance with a heartbreaking story of human love and devilish deception.

Language
Sung in French with English supertitles

Hallé
Sir Mark Elder Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Gentlemen of the Hallé Choir
Matthew Hamilton Choir Master

Michèle Losier Marguerite
Michael Spyres Faust
Laurent Naouri Méphistophélès
David Soar Brander

NYCoS National Girls Choir
Christopher Bell Choir Master

Berlioz La damnation de Faust


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Hallé
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Sir Mark Elder
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Michèle Losier
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Michael Spyres
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David Soar
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Edinburgh Festival Chorus
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NYCoS National Girls Choir
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20 August 2017

  • Usher Hall (Show on map)
  • 2hrs 45mins approx (one interval)
  • £13 - £47*

This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book. The 2019 programme will be available in the spring.