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La Damnation de Faust


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Berlioz never achieved his aim of staging his 'dramatic legend' as an opera, but subsequent generations took up the challenge and succeeded where he had failed. Paul Guinery presents a performance given earlier this year at the Opera Bastille in Paris.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Paris Opera, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Parts 1 and 2 7.30 The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz
In 1847, Berlioz set off for
Moscow where he was to conduct a performance of Faust. The memoirs are translated by David Cairns and read by Daniel Massey.
7.50 Parts 3 and 4


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Unknown: Hector Berlioz
Translated By: David Cairns
Read By: Daniel Massey.
Marguerite: Beatrice Uriamonzon (mezzo)
Faust: Gary Lakes (tenor)
Mephistopheles: Kristinn Sigmundsson (bass)
Brander: Francois Harismendy (bass)

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La Damnation de Faust

BBC Radio 3, 1 July 1995 18.30

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