Satyagraha

Satyagraha Tickets

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

Running time: 
3 hours 15 minutes
8 images
Child Policy:
Age Suitability: No Children Under 5 years. 
Director:
Phelim McDermott
Lighting:
Paule Constable
Design:
Julian Crouch
Costume:
Kevin Pollard
Satyagraha Performance Dates & Times
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 1 February, 2017
Available from: 
Thursday, 1 February, 2018
Booking to: 
Tuesday, 27 February, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7.00pm
Wednesday-7.00pm
Thursday-7.00pm
Friday--
Saturday-7.00pm
Sunday--

London Coliseum

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

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