The devil, Mephistopheles (played by Philip Sargent) entices Faust (Steven Murray) to sell his soul in exchange for youth and the love of the beautiful Marguerite.
The Page, Siebel, gathers a bouquet for Marguerite (played by Rachel Quagliariello).
Mephistopheles (Phil Sargent) mocks the soldiers in the tavern.
The maidens and matrons of the town are curious about the handsome stranger seen conversing with Marguerite (pictured L to R: Angela Henz, Pamela Butler, Louise Howard, Alma Westerberg,Jodie McKaughan, Karen Bitzer)
Marguerite (Amy Call-Murray) is seduced in the garden by Faust (Steven Murray).
Marguerite's brother Valentin (Joshua Brown) seeks revenge on Faust (Steven Murray) as the Devil looks on (Phil Sargent).
The Grand Waltz (All Loudoun Lyric Opera foreign language productions include surtitles)
The Devil taunts the pregnant and abandoned Marguerite (Phil Sargent and Amy Call-Murray).
Valentin dies, cursing Marguerite as Siebel and villagers look on.
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