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Charles Gounod

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Concerts

Marguerite declares her love for Faust.

September 10, 2010 Though it's Faust who sells his soul to the devil, the innocent Marguerite takes the fall.

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Baritone Alain Verhnes and soprano Inva Mula in Gounod's "Mireille."

April 2, 2010 Wherein a young Provencal woman falls for a man far below her station, with tragic results.

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January 2, 2009 A legendary deal with the devil comes to life in Gounod's masterpiece Faust, from Vienna.

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November 9, 2007 A legendary deal with the devil comes to life in Gounod's masterpiece Faust, from Houston.

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March 9, 2007 Gounod's brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet from Houston Grand Opera.

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Studio Sessions

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January 16, 2008 Teen musicians in Atlanta prove their talent both as soloists and orchestral players.

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News

A marching band perfroms before the introduction of Pope Francis at St. Peter's Basilica on Wednesday in Vatican City.

March 14, 2013 Before the introduction of Pope Francis, a marching band played Charles Gounod's Pontifical March.

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