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Faust

Opera: Work details

Composer: Charles-François Gounod
Music title: Faust (1859)
Librettist: Jules Barbier
Librettist: Michel Carré
Work definition: Opera in five acts
After: After the play 'Faust et Marguerite' by Michel Carré and Part I of the tragedy 'Faust' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (in the French translation by Gérard de Nerval)
Language: French
World premiere: 19 March 1859, Théâtre Lyrique, Paris
ROH premiere: 2 July 1863, Royal Italian Opera
ROH company premiere: 22 November 1974, The Royal Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
Faust (1974) The Royal Opera (5 performances online)
Faust (2004) The Royal Opera (29 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
12 December 1996 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
12 December 1996 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London