604 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902
604 S Gay St
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Date(s): March 4, 2022 to March 6, 2022
  • Event Times: Friday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 2:30 PM
  • Price: Tickets start at $25.00 for adults



The timeless story of Faust who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for youth and love!

Mefistofele’s sensational Easter, Witches’ Sabbath, and Prison scenes are bookended by the overwhelming Prologue and Epilogue featuring

  • onstage 50-member orchestra
  • scenes rising up from the orchestra pit
  • 100+ choristers, and
  • brass choirs placed throughout the magnificent Tennessee Theatre!

Mefistofele: Hidenori Inoue*

Faust: Kirk Dougherty

Margherita: Abigail Santos-Villalobos*

Music Director and Conductor: Brian Salesky

Stage Director: Brian Deedrick

Choreographer: Brynn Yeager*

Knoxville Opera Chorus

Momentum Dance Lab*

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

 *Knoxville Opera debut

Please visit the event page on Knoxville Opera's website for up-to-date information, including Covid guidelines. Single tickets go on sale November 1, 2021

Make sure to enter the poster contest! The winner will have their art featured as the official opera poster AND win a $750 cash prize. Deadline October 31, 2021.