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See Faust at Portland Opera

Alliance students will enjoy a 15% discount to see Portland Opera’s exciting new production of Gounod’s Faust, sung in French, opening June 8.

The groundbreaking production is designed by American artist John Frame and provides a visual feast with dazzling sets and costumes combined with cutting-edge 3D projection technology.

Portland Opera presents four performances only of Faust on June 8, 10 (matinee), 14, and 16 at the Keller Auditorium. The production is a co-production with Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Click here to buy tickets with the 15% Alliance discount and use the promo code: francophone. Read more about Portland Opera’s Faust here.

Although Gounod’s Faust was not an immediate success when it premiered in Paris in 1859, it went on to become one of the most popular operas of the 20th century.
Other operatic adaptations of the Faust tale include Hector Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust (1846), Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele (1868), and Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress (1951).

Francophones may enjoy reading the libretto in advance by using this link. The opera is presented in French with English supertitles.

Friday, June 8, 2018
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Keller Auditorium
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222 SW Clay St, Portland, OR, 97201

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