Why See Portland Opera - Faust?
John Frame's Stunning New Faust
Gonoud's epic grand opera masterpiece Faust is given new life in this groundbreaking retelling co-produced by Opera of Chicago and Portland Opera. Its tale of one man's deal with the devil enjoys a modern staging and production design by renowned American sculptor John Frame, whose found-object figurines, costumes and 3D stop-motion animation fuse with the opera's sweeping score to create a sensory feast for the ages that is not to be missed.
Faust, played here by American tenor Jonathan Boyd, is an aging intellectual, whose quest for knowledge falters in the face of apathy. When Mephistopheles, played by bass-baritone Alfred Walker, makes him an offer he can't refuse, Faust jumps at the chance to turn back the clock and become young again. Yet the deal is signed in his own blood and youth comes at the price of his soul...
Opening night: 8 June 2018
Spread the word
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Portland Opera - Faust at Keller Auditorium.
Keep up to date
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Keller Auditorium and/or Portland Opera - Faust as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Keller Auditorium and/or Portland Opera - Faust and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Keller Auditorium and/or Portland Opera - Faust and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.