“Procure me the unconditional fulfillment of my every wish for the rest of my life, let me embrace the world – the East and the South, which call out to me –, let me understand completely man’s actions and extend them in unheard-of ways; give me genius, and give me also his suffering, so that I may be happy like no other.” (Ferruccio Busoni)

"A rarity in the opera house and the recording studio, Doktor Faust is one of the greatest operas of the twentieth century. Fischer-Dieskau, the towering interpreter of the title-role, has called it the greatest, along with Pfitzner’s Palestrina." - Penguin Guide, January 2009

Production Notes

  • Theatre Company
  • Opernhaus Zürich
  • Parental rating
  • Parental rating information not available.
  • Duration
  • 170 min
  • Original language
  • German
  • Subtitles
  • English
  • Year
  • 2006
  • In theaters
  • No
  • Category / Genre
  • Opera

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