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La damnation de Faust (English: The Damnation of Faust), Op. 24 is a work for four solo voices, full seven-part chorus, large children's chorus and orchestra by the French composer Hector Berlioz. He called it a "légende dramatique" (dramatic legend). It was first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on 6 December 1846.
This live recording was made at the Royal Albert Hall during one of London’s famous Promenade Concert seasons. Sir Georg Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in a magnificent performance of Berlioz’s concert cantata. This feast of Berlioz launched Solti’s farewell tour with th...
La damnation de Faust by H. Berlioz, from Salzburg Festival, performed at Großes Festspielhaus, 1999. Directed by La Fura Dels Baus /Carlus Padrissa, conductor Sylvain Cambreling, starring Vesselina Kasarova,Willard White,Andreas Macco,Paul Groves. Performed in French