What is the cost of greatness?: LEGO FAUST

Thomas Mann's novel, Doctor Faustus, tells the story of a man who makes a pact with the devil in order to achieve musical greatness.

To get to grips with the story, you could read the book… or you could watch a 2 minute LEGO live-action-remake.

On the 25th March 2020, we’ve curated a programme of music that has been inspired by Mann’s novel.

Come and find out what the cost of greatness is in Faust: the Life of a Composer at the Southbank Centre, with music by Mahler, Wagner and Pfitzner.