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Faust @The Met and Met Live HD, starting Nov 2011

The Met has just announced the new 2011 - 2012 season. Among the goodies, there's a new production of Faust signed by Des McAnuff starring Angela Gheorghiu, Jonas Kaufmann and Rene Pape. Yannick Nézet-Séguin will conduct this co-production with the English National Opera
Faust will open on November 29th and at it is also included in The Met: Live in HD series, the broadcast date being December 10.
Gala Premiere: November 29, 2011
Co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and English National Opera

Composer Charles Gounod
Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré

Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin /Alain Altinoglu
Production Des McAnuff*
Set Designer Robert Brill*
Costume Designer Paul Tazewell*
Lighting Designer Peter Mumford
Video Designer Dustin O’Neill*
Choreographer Kelly Devine*

Marguerite Angela Gheorghiu/Malin Byström*/Marina Poplavskaya
Siébel Michèle Losier/Kate Lindsey
Faust Jonas Kaufmann/Roberto Alagna/Joseph Calleja
Valentin Russell Braun/Brian Mulligan/George Petean
Méphistophélès René Pape/Ferruccio Furlanetto

(November 29, December 3 eve, 6, 10 mat, 13, 17 eve, 20, 23, 28, January 5, 9, 13, 16, 19)
Production a gift of the Betsy and Edward Cohen/Areté Foundation Fund for new productions and revivals
More info on the new season, with productions, casts and Met HD transmissions, in the Metropolitan Opera 2011-2012 Press Release.

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