CVS010 - DVD - La Damnation de Faust
CVS010 - DVD - La Damnation de FaustCVS010 - DVD - La Damnation de Faust

DVD - Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

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Desire for eternal youth, passion for love, insatiable thirst for knowledge and finally a dizzying descent into the infernal abyss: such is the dreadful fate of the famous Faust. This concert version, conducted by François-Xavier Roth, allows us to hear this work with the strength and audacity of the first Berlioz: a dark and resplendent masterpiece... to be damned for!


Choeur Marguerite Louise
Gaétan Jarry,
Les Siècles
François-Xavier Roth, conductor

Mathias Vidal, Faust
Anna Caterina Antonacci, Marguerite
Nicolas Courjal, Méphistophélès
Thibault de Damas d'Anlezy, Brander

There are some works which seem to be suspended in their time.
La Damnation de Faust  of Berlioz is a visionary project which took decades to become known as a chef-d’oeuvre, firstly in the rest of Europe and then in France, but posthumously.

Today it is an emblematic work, built up anthological pieces for orchestra and choir and soloist’s airs which remain in our memories. Its interpretation by François-Xavier Roth in concert version enables to hear this work with the force and the audacity of early Berlioz: sombre but brilliant.

Recorded at the Royal Opera of Versailles on November 6th 2018. 

Subtitles French and English - Booklet in French and English - Duration: 2h07
DVD 9   PAL   16/9   Stéréo & Dolby Digital 5.1

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→ Berlioz, La Damnation de Faust - CLASSIQUENEWS.COM (28 décembre 2019)