War Memorial Opera House
301 Van Ness Avenue
Approximate running time: 210 minutes.
This is the Final Dress Rehearsal for Mephistopheles
with singers, orchestra and chorus.
The season kicks off with Boito’s resplendent retelling of Goethe’s Faust
, a monumental work of "choral grandeur and melodic richness" (The New York Times
) in one of the most impressive productions ever seen at the War Memorial Opera House. The cast includes Ramón Vargas, a tenor "in ravishing voice" (Financial Times
), as the philosopher who sells his soul to the Devil; the "luminous, compelling" Patricia Racette (Washington Post
) as the woman he desires; and, in the vividly menacing title role, the "seductively malevolent" bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov, a "fullbodied bass-baritone" renowned for his "wonderfully evil portrayals" (The New York Times
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to attend this event. Doors open at 4:30pm; you may enter through any public door.
This event is a benefit for Medallion Society Bronze ($7,500) members and above. Membership card is required for admission. To upgrade your membership to the Medallion Society Bronze ($7,500) level or to check your membership status, please call (415) 565-6416.