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Husband and wife Roberto Alagna and Angela Gheorghiu star as the doomed lovers, with Bryn Terfel as the fiendish "spirit of denial", in Charles-Francois Gounod's opera, showing in the Summer of Opera season.

Jules Barbier and Michel Carre's libretto is based on the legend of Dr Faustus, who trades his soul to the devil in exchange for youth and sensual pleasure.
David McVicar directs this stellar cast in an acclaimed production at London's Royal Opera House, where performances have been sold out for months. Antonio Pappano conducts and Sergey Levitin leads the ROH Orchestra. Introduced by Charles Hazlewood.
Contains nudity and sexual scenes. Also broadcast on Radio 3 from 5.55pm.

Bryn Terfel - Face of the Week: page 57


Presenter: Charles Hazlewood
Composer: Charles-Francois Gounod
Liberetto: Jules Barbier
Libretto: Michel Carre
Director: David McVicar
Musicians: The Royal Opera House Orchestra
Leader: Sergey Levitin
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Director: Sue Judd
Executive Producer: Ross MacGibbon
Faust: Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Marguerite: Angela Gheorghiu (soprano)
Mephistopheles: Bryn Terfel (bass)
Siebel: Sophie Koch (soprano)
Valentin: Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Marthe Schwertlein: Della Jones (soprano)
Wagner: Matthew Rose (baritone)

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