Satyagraha

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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

Satyagraha running time: 
3 hours 15 minutes
1 video 8 images
Age Suitability: No Children Under 5 years. 
Director:
Phelim McDermott
Lighting:
Paule Constable
Design:
Julian Crouch
Costume:
Kevin Pollard

London Coliseum

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