Faust discography

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This is a list of recordings of the opera Faust (1859) by Charles Gounod.

Recordings[edit]

Year Cast
(Faust, Mephistopheles
Marguerite)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label[1]
1908 Karl Jörn
Paul Knüpfer
Emmy Destinn
Bruno Seidler-Winkler (de)
Grammophone Orchestra Berlin
Berlin State Opera chorus
(sung in German)
LP: Grammophon
Cat:
CD: Supraphon
Cat: 11 2136-2
1911–1912 Léon Beyle
André Gresse
Jeanne Campredon
François Ruhlmann LP: Pathé
Cat:
CD: Marston Records
Cat: 53007-2[2]
1918 Giuliano Romagnoli
Fernando Autori
Gemma Bosini
Carlo Sabajno
Teatro alla Scala orchestra & chorus
(sung in Italian)
LP: HMV
Cat: S 5260-5298
CD: Divine Art
Cat: DDH 27810
1929 Antonio Melandri
Nazzareno De Angelis
Gina Cigna
Lorenzo Molajoli
Teatro alla Scala orchestra & chorus
(sung in Italian)
LP: Columbia Records
Cat:
1929–1930 Heddle Nash
Robert Easton
Miriam Licette
Thomas Beecham
BBC Symphony Orchestra & chorus
(sung in English)
CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD 9010
1930 César Vezzani
Marcel Journet
Mireille Berthon
Henri Büsser
L'Opéra de Paris orchestra & chorus
CD: Membran
Cat: 231136
1937 Helge Rosvaenge
Georg Hann
Margarete Teschemacher
Joseph Keilberth
Reichssender Stuttgart orchestra & chorus
(sung in German)
CD: Arkadia
Cat: 5054
1938 Helge Rosvaenge
Michael Bohnen
Hilde Singenstreu
Heinrich Steiner
Reichssender Berlin orchestra & chorus
CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD992H030
1940 Richard Crooks
Ezio Pinza
Helen Jepson
Wilfrid Pelletier
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.110016-17
1947 Ivan Kozlovsky
Mark Reizen
Elizaveta Shumskaya
Vassili Nebolsin
Bolshoi Theatre orchestra & chorus
(sung in Russian)
CD: Dante Lys
Cat: 301-3
1947–1948 Georges Noré
Roger Rico
Géori Boué
Thomas Beecham
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & chorus
CD: Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.110117-18
1948 Ivan Kozlovsky
Alexander Pirogov
Elizaveta Shumskaya
Vassili Nebolsin
Bolshoi Theatre orchestra & chorus
(sung in Russian)
LP: Melodia
Cat: 05776-83
1949 Giuseppe Di Stefano
Italo Tajo
Dorothy Kirsten
Wilfrid Pelletier
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD001H037
1950 Jussi Björling
Cesare Siepi
Dorothy Kirsten
Fausto Cleva
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Naxos Historical
Cat: 8.111083-85
1951 Eugene Conley
Cesare Siepi
Eleanor Steber
Fausto Cleva
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Preiser Records
Cat: 20015
1953 Nicolai Gedda
Boris Christoff
Victoria de los Ángeles
André Cluytens
L'Opéra de Paris orchestra & chorus
CD: EMI
Cat: CMS 5 65256-2
CD: Malibran
Cat: CMS5652562
1954 Ferruccio Tagliavini
Boris Christoff
Anna Maria Rovere
Gabriele Santini
Teatro di San Carlo orchestra & chorus
(sung in Italian)
CD: Bongiovanni
Cat: HOC009
1956 Gianni Poggi
Raffaele Arié
Marcella Pobbe
Fausto Cleva
Teatro di San Carlo orchestra & chorus
(sung in Italian)
CD: Andromeda
Cat: ANDRCD5054;
Bongiovanni
Cat: HOC041/42
1958 Nicolai Gedda
Boris Christoff
Victoria de los Ángeles
André Cluytens
L'Opéra de Paris orchestra & chorus
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 65256-2
Nicolai Gedda
Jerome Hines
Hilde Gueden
Jean Paul Morel
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Walhall
Cat: WLCD0270
1959 Jussi Björling
Cesare Siepi
Elisabeth Söderström
Jean Paul Morel
Metropolitan Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD00174
Ilija Jossifov
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Katja Popova
Atanas Margaritov
Sofia National Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Gala
Cat: GL100625
1960 Eugenio Fernandi
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni
Renata Scotto
Armando La Rosa Parodi
RAI National Symphony Orchestra & chorus
CD: Myto Records
Cat: MCD00246
Gustave Botiaux
Xavier Dupraz
Andréa Guiot
Jésus Etcheverry LP: Orphée
Cat:
1966 Franco Corelli
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Joan Sutherland
Richard Bonynge
London Symphony Orchestra
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
CD: Decca Records
Cat: 470563-2
1967 Gianni Raimondi
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Mirella Freni
Georges Prêtre
Teatro alla Scala orchestra & chorus
CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD1294
1968 Michele Molese
Norman Treigle
Beverly Sills
Julius Rudel
New York City Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Opera Depot
Cat: 10772-02
1971 Nicolai Gedda
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Heather Harper
Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Teatro Colón orchestra & chorus
CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD1443
1973 Alfredo Kraus
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Renata Scotto
Paul Ethuin
NHK Symphony Orchestra
Ambrosian Opera chorus
CD: Nota Blu
Cat:
György Korondy
Kolos Kováts
Sylvia Sass
Ervin Lukács
Hungarian State Opera House orchestra
Hungarian Radio and Television chorus
Honved Ensemble Male Choir
(sung in Hungarian)
CD: Hungaroton
Cat: HCD32411
1976 Giacomo Aragall
Paul Plishka
Montserrat Caballé,
Alain Lombard
Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg
Opéra national du Rhin chorus
CD: Erato
Cat: 45685
1978 Plácido Domingo
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Mirella Freni
Georges Prêtre
L'Opéra de Paris orchestra & chorus
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 5 09166
1985 Francisco Araiza
Ruggero Raimondi
Gabriela Beňačková
Erich Binder
Vienna State Opera orchestra & chorus
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 073 4108
1986 Francisco Araiza
Yevgeny Nesterenko
Kiri Te Kanawa
Colin Davis
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & chorus
CD: Philips
Cat: 475 7769
1991 Richard Leech
José van Dam
Cheryl Studer
Michel Plasson
Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse & chorus
French Army Chorus
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: CDS 5 56224-2
1993 Jerry Hadley
Samuel Ramey
Cecilia Gasdia
Carlo Rizzi
Welsh National Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Warner Classics
Cat: 4 509-90 872-2
1999 Paul Charles Clarke
Alastair Miles
Mary Plazas
David Parry
Philharmonia Orchestra
Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
(sung in English)
CD: Chandos
Cat: 3014(3)
2009 Piotr Beczała
Kwangchul Youn
Soile Isokoski
Bertrand de Billy
Vienna State Opera orchestra & chorus
CD: Orfeo
Cat: C 805 103 D

References[edit]

Notes

  1. ^ Recordings of Faust on operadis-opera-discography.org.uk
  2. ^ "Faust Liner Notes". Marston Records. Archived from the original on 31 July 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014.

Sources