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The tidings brought to Mary

(budskapet till maria)

Original soundtrack for the play "The tidings brought to Mary". Premiered at the Royal

Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, 7th of April 2018.

Written by Paul Claudel (1868–1955), Directed by Wilhelm Carlsson.

Synopsis:

Set in 15th century France. Cathedrals are being built, Jeanne d'Arc is born. Is this a

time for miracles? The sisters Violaine and Mara lives with their parents. Their father suddenly leaves the family for a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. He decides that Violaine will be married and that the farm will pass down to her soon to be husband - despite of Mara's protests. But the wedding is never fullfilled. A mysterious meeting between Violaine and a prominent cathedral builder will change everything.

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Johan Holmberg, Maria Salomaa. Photo: Hans Malm.