The title role in this stunning performance of Gounod's classic opera is taken by Alfredo Kraus, who is given able support by Renata Scotto as Marguerite and Nicolai Ghiaurov as Mephistopheles. This production memorably features the uncut "Walpurgis Nacht" ballet sequence, with the NHK Symphony Orchestra and Opera Chorus under the baton of conductor Paul Ethuin. 187 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish. In French with English subtitles.