Royal Opera House to Stream ‘Faust,’ Starring Michael Fabiano & Irina Lungu

By David Salazar
(Credit: Tristram Kenton)

The Royal Opera House has announced that it will stream its production of Gounod’s “Faust” on July 17, 2020.

The performance, which dates back to the 2018-19 season, stars Michael Fabiano in the title role with Erwin Schrott as Méphistophélès and Irina Lungu as Marguerite. The performance was conducted by Dan Ettinger.

The opera can be streamed via the company’s Facebook or YouTube page at 7 p.m. BST.

In addition to the performance, the company will be streaming several programs via BBC Four including “Royal Opera House: The Reopening,” a showcase that introduces highlights from the three Live from Covent Garden concerts. The program includes performances from Gerald Finley, Louise Alder, Toby Spence, David Butt Philip, Sarah Connolly, and the Royal Opera House’s Jette Parker Young Artists.

Additionally, BBC Radio 3 will broadcast performances of “Elektra” on July 4 and “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” on July 9.