Le prophète (The Prophet)
Le prophete (The Prophet)
The opera is set in the religious wars of 16th century Germany. Jean de Leyde (based on the historical John of Leyden), whose beloved, Berthe, is coveted by Count Oberthal, ruler of Dordrecht, is persuaded by a trio of sinister Anabaptists to proclaim himself king in Münster. He dies, accompanied by his faithful mother Fides, when the Anabaptists desert him and his palace is blown up.
Includes late teen, young adult, adult, mature adult characters