Solace of Papan

ProMuzika

Date2021/07/2024

Time8:30PM, 3:00PM


CategoryMusic

TagsOpera

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RM84.00

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Duration: 90 minutes without intermission
Seating: Free Seating
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Recommended for: 6 years old and above

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Saturday

20th

Jul 2024

8:30PM (GMT+8)

Sunday

21st

Jul 2024

3:00PM (GMT+8)

8:30PM (GMT+8)

About the Show

Welcome to the captivating world of "Solace of Papan" Opera! Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Malaysian history and heroism.

Set against the backdrop of World War II-era Malaya, this groundbreaking production tells the inspiring true story of Sybil Kathigasu, a courageous woman who defied her Japanese interrogators during the Japanese Occupation. With a libretto by acclaimed director Chin San Sooi and music composed by the talented Lam Siu Chong, "Solace of Papan" is a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

As the haunting melodies and stirring vocals transport you to the bustling streets of Papan and the confines of Sybil's prison cell, you'll be swept away by the drama, emotion, and sheer beauty of this extraordinary opera. From the spirited defiance of Sybil to the solemn echoes of war, each note and word will resonate deep within your soul, leaving you breathless with wonder and awe.

Join us for an evening of music, drama, and inspiration as we pay tribute to the indomitable spirit of Sybil Kathigasu and the people of Papan. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of "Solace of Papan" Opera – book your tickets now and be a part of something truly special.

*No admission for infants in arms and child aged 6 years and below. Any inquiry, please contact 019-6999813.


Synopsis

"Solace of Papan" Opera transports audiences to the tumultuous era of World War II in British Malaya, where the resilient spirit of Sybil Kathigasu shines amidst the darkness of war and oppression. The opera unfolds against the backdrop of the once-thriving tin mining town of Papan, where Sybil, alongside her husband Dr. Abdon Clement Kathigasu, runs a medical clinic.

As the Japanese Occupation grips the nation, Sybil's unwavering courage and defiance against her interrogators become legendary. Despite facing torture and imprisonment, Sybil remains steadfast in her refusal to betray her fellow countrymen and the anti-Japanese resistance. Her faith in God and unwavering resolve sustain her through the darkest of times.

Through powerful arias and poignant duets, "Solace of Papan" Opera delves into the depths of Sybil's despair and her moments of solace amidst the horrors of war. The opera also portrays the resilience of the people of Papan, who stand united in the face of adversity.

With a libretto by Chin San Sooi and music composed by Lam Siu Chong, "Solace of Papan" Opera weaves together a tapestry of emotions, from the haunting echoes of Sybil's imprisonment to the stirring anthems of resistance. As the opera unfolds, audiences are transported on a journey of hope, courage, and the enduring power of the human spirit.

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