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The premiere of Charles Gounod’s opera Faust took place inOpera Singing Centerin May 2004. This was the third production in the center’s two years, the first from a foreign repertoire.

Galina Vishnevskaya herself was the artistic director at that time. According to her, Faust is one of the most beautiful and beloved operas, a masterpiece that is rarely seen in the repertoire of Russian theaters.

Now viewers can see a new version of the production. The performance is attended by graduates of the center, soloists of the Moscow theater “New Opera” named after E.V. Kolobova Ekaterina Petrova and Stanislav Mostovoy. The part of Mephistopheles was invited by the soloist of the Moscow musical theater “Helikon-Opera” Alexei Tikhomirov – the first performer of this part in the 2004 performance.

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