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The Silent Prince
Somtow Sucharitkul
Somtow Sucharitkul
October 15, 2010
Opera Vista
Set in Benares during mythic times, The Silent Prince tells the story of a Boddhisatva who must choose between a terrible karmic burden and the dishonor of disobeying his father. To avoid the decision, he withdraws into a world of complete silence, broken only at the end of the story when he appears in the splendor of his divinity to reveal the truth and to redeem his suffering family and people.
Prince Temiya (male soprano)
Shakro Devanam Indra (bass)
Suja, Queen of Heaven (coloratura soprano)
King of Kashi (baritone)
Sunanda (tenor)
Amba (soprano)
Queen Chadra Devi (mezzo-soprano)
Chamber orchestra of 26 musicians
Somtow Sucharitkul
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