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Cambodian American Opera Project Where elephants weep

Arn Chorn-Pond (right), founder of Cambodian Living Arts, with Sarim Him at a rehearsal of
Arn Chorn-Pond (right), founder of Cambodian Living Arts, with Sarim Him at a rehearsal of "Where Elephants Weep."
Wendy Maeda Boston Globe

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News Release Date: April 26, 2007
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705

Where Elephants Weep:

The Cambodian American Opera Project partnership is bringing a cultural celebration to Lowell, Massachusetts this week. Lowell National Historical Park, in collaboration with a nascent network of organizations, is hosting the preview performances of this evolutionary opera, “Where Elephants Weep” in Lowell April 27-29. In blending the musical traditions of Cambodia and America, the audiences will have the opportunity to hear the ancient tempos while also absorbing the cadences of the future. News article from the Boston Globe.

Did You Know?

Mile of Mills, Lowell, MA

Francis Cabot Lowell died before his colleagues began planning the industrial city of unprecedented order and scale that would eventually be named Lowell, Massachusetts.