May 18, 2012
The Apostle
Composer:Gamma Skupinsky
Librettist:Gamma Skupinsky
Synopsis
Andrew, a famous scientist comes to the place of his childhood to heal his nerves. He stays at the home of his step father, Yegor, who is a successful horticulturist. Yegor's daughter Tatyana is Andrew's childhood friend. One day The Black Monk visits him. Yegor convinces Andrew to marry Tatyana. As the wedding takes place, Andrew becomes more mentally unstable. He hears the voice of The Black Monk telling Andrew that he is The Apostle who will lead the Humanity into kingdom of the Eternal Truth. Andrew's behavior scares Tatyana and she takes him to a doctor. Medications and medical procedures heal Andrew from hallucinations, however, he becomes an ordinary person. He blames Yegor and Tatyana that they destroyed his creative mind. In the end, for last time Andrew sees The Black Monk in his dying dream.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:05

Number of Acts
1

Musical Style
Extended tonal.

Original Cast
Denis Azarov (Stage director)
Konstantin Terentiev (Stage designer)
Kana Miyamoto (Choreography)

The WHOpera Dancers: Kana Miyamoto, Risa Tadokoro, Junji Dezaki


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