Satyagraha Tickets

London Coliseum, London
Satyagraha
London Coliseum, London

Satyagraha is composer Philip Glass’s meditation on Gandhi’s early years in South Africa, tracing the progress of his concept of non-violent protest as a positive force for change.

First staged in 2007, Phelim McDermott’s highly acclaimed, spectacularly theatrical production is a visual feast. Glass’s use of repetitive musical structures – ‘minimalism’– creates a mesmerising soundscape, quite unlike traditional operas.

Following the Olivier Award-winning run of Akhnaten in 2016, McDermott is reunited with Glass-specialist conductor Karen Kamensek. Distinguished British tenor Toby Spence sings Gandhi for the first time, and is joined by sopranos Charlotte Beament (Miss Schelesen

Opening date |
1st February 2017
Booking from |
14th October 2021
Available until |
28th October 2021
Run time |
2 hours 30 minutes
Categories |
Suitable for all ages.
Director:
Phelim McDermott
Lighting:
Paule Constable
Design:
Julian Crouch
Costume:
Kevin Pollard

London Coliseum Venue Information

Address:
London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

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