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Narraboth


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(Strauss: Salome). Ten. A young Syrian captain of the Guard. He is so fascinated by the Princess Salome that he allows himself to be persuaded to let the imprisoned Jochanaan come out of his underground cistern because Salome wants to see him. When he sees the way Salome drools over the prophet, Narraboth is so distressed that he kills himself. Aria: Wie schön ist die Prinzessin Salome heute nacht! (‘How beautiful is the Princess Salome tonight!’). Created (1905) by Rudolf Jäger.

Subjects: Opera.


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