Hector Berlioz "La Damnation De Faust" (dramatic legend in 4 acts)
Cast to be announced
World premiere: Bolshoi theatre, Moscow, Russia
Premiere of this production: 22 Jul 2016
Libretto by Hector Berlioz, Almire Gandonanière and Gérard de Nerval after “Faust” by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
La damnation de Faust (English: The Damnation of Faust), Op. 24 is a work for four solo voices, full seven-part chorus, large children's chorus and orchestra by the French composer Hector Berlioz. He called it a "legende dramatique" (dramatic legend). It was first performed at the Opera-Comique in Paris on 6 December 1846.