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Faust (1953) was an opera production by The National Stage, based on the opera by Charles Gounod (music), Jules Barbier (libretto) and Michel Carré (libretto), in turn based on the tragedy by Goethe.

Einar Beyron directed it.


(Objekt ID 61807)
Object type Production
Premiere December 26, 1953
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Faust by Michel Carré, Jules Barbier, Charles Gounod; Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Audience Adults
Number of events 33
Language Norwegian
Expressions Opera
Running period December 26, 1953  


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Contributors (19)
Name Role
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe – Author
Jules Barbier – Libretto
Michel Carré – Libretto
Einar Beyron – Direction
Marcella Eriksen – Choreography
Sverre Jordan – Musical Management
Charles Gounod – Composer
Per Schwab – Stage design
Per Schwab – Costume design
Jonas Brunvoll – Singer (Mefistofeles - på turné)
Borghild Erland – Singer (Siebel)
Kari Frisell – Singer (Margareta )
Hans Glenne – Singer (Faust - på turné)
Astrid Herseth – Singer (Margareta - på turné)
Waldemar Johnsen – Singer (Mefistofeles)
Lothar Lindtner – Singer (Brander)
Randi Lindtner Næss – Singer (Martha)
Per Skift – Singer (Valentin)
Ragnar Ulfung – Singer (Faust)
Performance dates
December 26, 1953Store Scene, The National Stage – Opening night