"Brilliant. The visuals gave form and meaning to the emotive chanting. The combination between West and East art forms was sublime and harmonious. The experience truly came through as a new form of expression; arising from the ashes."
"With an international cast of musicians, dancers, singers and an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia fuses the traditional Buddhist rite of offering peace to the dead (the Bangsokol), with the Western requiem, which derives from the Latin noun requies, 'rest'."
Musically developed in collaboration with Metropolis Ensemble
Funded in part by the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation, the Fresh Sound Foundation and the Eastern Bank Foundation. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.