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December 2017

ArtsEmerson presents Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia

December 19, 2017 | 7:30 pm - December 20, 2017 | 9:30 pm
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Paramount Center Mainstage, 559 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States

ArtsEmerson is pleased to present Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia. Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia is an extraordinary new composition fusing music, film, voice and movement. It is the first major symphonic work that addresses the traumas that occurred in Cambodia in the late seventies, and is the first collaboration between the Oscar-nominated director Rithy Panh and lauded composer Him Sophy — both survivors of the Khmer Rouge and now at the forefront of Cambodia’s cultural renaissance. Anchored in “bangsokol” —…

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