overview : Opera Australia's 1976 production of Lakmé, an opera in three acts by Léo Delibes, with a French libretto by Edmond Gondinet and Philippe Gille. Set in India during the British Raj, the story focuses on Lakmé, the daughter of a Hindu priest. Lakmé's life is troubled by her infatuation with a British officer.
Genres : Romance, Music, Drama
Tags : suicide, opera, forbidden love, hindu, honor, historical fiction, india, opera singer, british officer