A Faust Symphony in three character pictures (German: Eine Faust-Symphonie in drei Charakterbildern), S.108, or simply the "Faust Symphony", was written by Hungarian composer Franz Liszt and was inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's drama, Faust. The symphony was premiered in Weimar on September 5, 1857, for the inauguration of the Goethe–Schiller Monument there.
Performances & Interviews
- Liszt: Faust Symphonyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020cp0g.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020cp0g.jpg2014-07-09T13:32:00.000ZIn this Proms Music Guide, Suzy Klein talks about Liszt's Faust Symphony.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p022hhxm
Liszt: Faust SymphonyIn this Proms Music Guide, Suzy Klein talks about Liszt's Faust Symphony.