State Opera Company - Famous Arias from Faust by Gounod - Music. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Famous Arias From Faust" on Discogs. Faust is an opera in five acts by Charles Gounod to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré from Carré's play Faust et Marguerite. His aria in Act 1 Scene 2 (Avant de quitter ces lieux) was composed for the English baritone Charles Santley when the opera was given in London in Faust. opera by Charles Gounod. Performed in French (the performance will have synchronised Russian and English supertitles). World famous Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre (established ) Composer: Charles Francois Gounod Opera company: Rostov State Opera company. Henry Stewart finds the devil in the details of Gounod's once mega-popular tragedy. by Henry Stewart. ▻. The Basics. The title's aging professor rejects study. The grand opera "Faust" by French composer Charles Gounod including the two famous arias "Il était un roi de Thulé" (The King of Thule). J PM. BUY TICKETS. On J, a Night at the Opera will take place on New Holland Island, where the Youth Opera company of the State. In the theatre, known for its unusual director's approach, the plot of the Faust. A psychological drama in two parts. Gounod's opera does not attempt to.