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The Tale of Genji
Minoru Miki
Colin Graham
Colin Graham, Director; Steuart Bedford, Conductor; Setsu Asakura, Scenic and Costume Designer, Kikushiro Onoe, Choreographer; Christopher Akerlind, Lighting Designer; Tom Watson, Wig and Make-up Designer; Gretchen Mueller, Stage Manager; Cary John Franklin, Chorus Master
Mel Ulrich as Genji, Andrew Wentzel as Old Emperor/Recluse, Richard Troxell as To-no-Chujo, Elisabeth Comeaux as Fujitsubo/Murasaki, Cheryl Evans as Rokujo/Lady of Akashi, Josepha Gayer as Shonagon/Kokiden, Jessica Miller as Aoi, Carleton Chambers as Suzaku, Eric Jordan as Koremitsu. Chorus: Opera Theatre Ensemble
June 15, 2000
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
Minoru Miki's new opera celebrates the millennium with the world's first novel, Lady Murasaki's ^The Tale of Genji`. Colin Graham's libretto is based on the first three books of the six-volume classic, and tells of the loves and adventures of Prince Genji, "the Shining One"--the illegitimate and favorite son of the Emperor.
Length is not available.
Japanese neo-romanticism: lyrical vocal style, a deft combination of Eastern and Western instruments
Paul Kilmer, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
P.O. Box 191910
Saint Louis, MO 63119
Schedule of Performances Listings
The Tale of Genji (Miki)
Thursday, June 15, 2000 - Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

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