Soprano Marina Poplavskaya on "Faust"
Monday, December 19, 2011
Russian soprano Marina Poplavskaya discusses her role as Marguerite, the seduced-and-abandoned village girl whose “Jewel Song” is one of the most famous arias in opera, in “Faust,” at the Metropolitan Opera. "Faust" has a longer history at the Met than any other opera, and was the opening night production the very first season of the house, in 1883. The current production is directed by Des McAnuff, making his Met debut, and it runs through January 19.