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La Damnation de Faust

Opera: Work details

Composer: Hector Berlioz
Music title: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24
Librettist: Hector Berlioz
Librettist: Almire Gandonnière
Work definition: Légende dramatique in four parts
Title notes: Also known as 'The Damnation of Faust'
After: After the French translation by Gérard de Nerval of 'Faust' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Language: French
World premiere: 6 December 1846, Opéra-Comique, Paris
ROH premiere: 26 May 1933, Covent Garden Opera Syndicate Limited
ROH company premiere: 18 August 1963, Covent Garden Opera Company, Usher Hall, Edinburgh
La Damnation de Faust (1963, in concert) Covent Garden Opera Company (1 performance online)
La Damnation de Faust (1993) The Royal Opera (7 performances online)