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El Wassiya – Le Testament – Projet Opéra

El Wassiya – Le Testament – Projet Opéra

Opéra en 2 actes en Arabe.
Musique et Livret Tarik Benouarka

Argument
Un jeune prince grandit dans le désert confié par son père à une noble tribu nomade afin qu’il apprenne à connaître sa terre et ses traditions. Les années passèrent et le jeune homme devint un homme fort, fier et courageux quand, un jour, alors qu’il revenait de la chasse entouré de ses compagnons, un messager l’attendait pour lui remettre un parchemin.
En parcourant le message, le jeune prince comprit que toute sa vie allait changer car son père le roi, alors très affaibli, l’appelait au plus vite à son chevet.
Chevauchant nuit et jour, il arriva au palais et se rendit auprès du roi mourant qui lui remit son testament avant de rendre l’âme, apaisé.
Une lourde tâche attendait le jeune roi, celle de mener son pays sur les chemins d’une nouvelle ère…

Opera in 2 acts in Arabic.
Music and Libretto : Tarik Benouarka
Resume
A young prince grows up in the desert entrusted by his father to a noble nomadic tribe so that he can learn to know his land and its traditions. The years passed and the young man became a strong, proud and courageous man when, one day, as he was returning from the hunt surrounded by his companions, a messenger was waiting for him to give him a parchment.
As he read the message, the young prince understood that his whole life was going to change because his father, the king, then very weak, called him as soon as possible to his bedside.
Riding night and day, he arrived at the palace and went to the king who gave him his will before dying in peace.
A heavy task awaited the young king, that of leading his country on the paths of a new era…