‘A striking production by a young Latvian director’

Aik Karapetian’s production of Faust opened the Riga opera festival with Marina Rebeka, Benjamin Bernheim and Andreas Bauer in leading roles.

Robert Hugill writes:

‘This was a visually arresting production which had the great advantage of taking the opera seriously, at the same time as minimising the vein of sentimental religiosity in the opera.’
You can read the full review here. ‘