Charles Gounod Faust opera to libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré. Directed 2011 by Des McAnuff at the Met. Stars Jonas Kaufmann (Faust), René Pape (Méphistophélès), Marina Poplavskaya (Marguerite), Russell Braun (Valentin), Jonathan Beyer (Wagner), Michele Losier (Siebel), and Wendy White (Marthe). Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet of The Metropolitan Opera (Chorus Master Donald Palumbo). Set designs by Robert Ball; costume designs by Paul Tazewell; lighting designed by Peter Mumford; choreography by Kelly Devine; videos designs by Sean Nieuwenhuis. TV Director was Barbara Willis Sweete; Music Producer was Jay David Saks; Supervising Producers were Louisa Briccetti and Victoria Warivonchik. Released 2014, disc has dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!
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