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Faust ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright March 19, 2019

Under the direction of Garnett Bruce, Faust becomes idyllically condensed. You didn’t really expect the 21-hour, five-act version, did you? This one is three and a half hours with two 20-minute intermissions between acts. Premiering in 1859, Charles Gounod’s opera debuted in the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris. It derives […]