Festival Opera 2015, showing the very best of the last years of the Czech opera scene, commenced its 12th festival in the State Opera with Boito´s opera Mefistofeles. Mefistofeles was presented with the support of BOHEMIAN HERITAGE FUND.
Krejčí, the director of the play, comments on the original concept:
“It is no accident that Boito did not write Faust, but Mefistofeles did. That is why we could interpret the opera as a Mefistofeles´s performance.
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