A Child’s Play

He adds that music, in fact, is one the protagonists, returning to the story of Naciketa's journey into infinity at the end. "The idea of the text came to Dorfman when he was talking to a colleague from Chennai who is professor of Philosophy and Ethics at Duke's University and whose son is called Naciketa. That was the beginning of his journey in writing the libretto,'' says Fernandez.

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