Faust (complete opera directed by Ken Russell in 1985)

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Faust (complete opera directed by Ken Russell in 1985)
Vienna State Opera / Gabriela Benackova / Francisco Araiza / Ruggero Raimondi / Erich Binder (cond)

[ Deutsche Grammophon / 2 DVD ]

Release Date: Friday 23 June 2006

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Gounod's crowning achievement Faust, first staged in 1859 at the Lyric Theatre in Paris, is a conflict of good and evil, love and hate.

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All Regions - Regular 1.33:1 / 4:3 - PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.0 Surround / DTS 5.0 Surround - Colour - 176 Minutes - NTSC

Gounod's crowning achievement 'Faust', first staged in 1859 at the Lyric Theatre in Paris, is a conflict of good and evil, love and hate. This 1985 performance from the Wiener Staatsoper was staged by Ken Russell, the enfant terrible of English music films. It's a searing production that stars Francisco Ariza in the title role alongside Gabriele Benachova-Cap - a first-time release on any format.

Faust - Francisco Araiza
Mefistofeles - Ruggero Raimondi
Valentin - Walton Grönroos
Wagner - Alfred Sramek
Marguerite - Gabriela Benackova-Cap
Siebel - Gabriele Sima
Marthe - Gertrude Jahn
Valetins Kinder - Ursula Hambsch-Pfitzner / Christian Herder

Chor der Wiener Staatsoper

Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper / Erich Binder

Directed by Ken Russell.