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08 Feb 2006

Faustus, The Last Night, Staatsoper, Berlin

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faustus_the_last_night.jpg(Photo: Ruth Walz)
By Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 8 February 2006]

Time is a strange thing. Pascal Dusapin's new opera for Berlin's Staatsoper tackles the problem bravely but ultimately there are no revelations. The 90-minute apocalypse of Faustus, The Last Night concludes with the observation that "There is . . . nothing!".

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