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Opera Australia: Mefistofele in Concert

May 27 @ 7:00 am - 9:40 pm

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One event on May 27, 2022 at 7:00 am

$30 – $195

Come dance with the devil in this garden of demonic delights.

Mefistofele has made a bargain with God that he does not intend to lose: he can win Faust’s soul for himself. Disillusioned with his own life, Faust makes his famous pact, and embarks on a journey through life’s wildest pleasures with the devil himself. But it’s not just Faust’s soul that hangs in the balance … and this bargain has some unexpected losers.

Renowned for his work as a librettist for Verdi, Boito left only one complete opera: Mefistofele. It is a distinctive, lush work, full of stunning choral pieces, magnificent orchestration and one of the great bass-baritone roles.

Ferruccio Furlanetto incarnates the devil himself, Mefistofele. Leah Crocetto soars as the beautiful Margherita and Diego Torre gives us Faust at his most disillusioned.

Hear the Opera Australia Chorus in all its glory celebrating both the sacred and profane, and the magnificent sound of Orchestra Victoria in this rare concert performance of Boito’s work.

Sensational young maestro Andrea Battistoni conducts.

Performance dates & times

Wednesday 25 May 7:00 PM
Friday 27 May 7:00 PM

Running TimeApproximately 2 hours and 40 minutes (including one interval)

Tickets

Standard $59.00 – $195.00
Child $30.00 – $98.00
Pensioner $53.00 – $176.00
Student $53.00 – $176.00
Groups 8+ $50.00 – $166.00

Details

Date:
May 27
Time:
7:00 am - 9:40 pm
Cost:
$30 – $195
Event Tags:
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Venue

Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
Melbourne,Australia+ Google Map
Phone:
1300 182 183