Kristine Opolais’ critically lauded portrayal of Margherita in a premiere production of Boito’s Mefistofele can now be enjoyed on a DVD/Blu-ray release, available for pre-order via

“Kristine Opolais, in her best singing and interpreting of the evening, was most moving . . . “L’altra notte,”as well as the rest of her Prison scene, was outstanding and her acting was, as usual, superb.”

Jeffrey A. Leipsic – Opera News

This new staging from the Bayerische Staatsoper and director Roland Schwab also features René Pape in the title role and Joseph Calleja as Faust, with conductor Omer Meir Wellber leading the Bayerische Staatsorchester. A preview trailer can be enjoyed via YouTube.