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Tugan Sokhiev and the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse: Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust

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It's the year Berlioz! We are delighted to find Tugan Sokhiev and his Toulouse orchestra in La Damnation de Faust. This dramatic legend of the bouillonant Hector is performed by exceptional singers - soloists and choir.


  • Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
  • Choeur du Capitole
  • Tugan Sokhiev (Conductor)
  • Sophie Koch (Mezzo-soprano) : Marguerite
  • Julien Veronese (Baritone) : Brander
  • John Relyea (Bass) : Méphistophélès
  • Marc Laho (Tenor) : Faust


Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
La Damnation de Faust
Légende dramatique in four parts
Libretto by Hector Berlioz and Almire Gandonnière from Gérard de Nerval's translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's 'Faust'
First performance in Paris, Opéra-Comique, 6 December 1846

Recording: February 22 2019 - Halle aux Grains | Toulouse
Director: Jean-Pierre Loisil
Duration: 02:17

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