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Satyagraha

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

Show Information

  Thursday, 1st February 2018
  Tuesday, 27th February 2018
  3 hours 15 minutes

Venue Information

London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane
London
WC2N 4ES

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(3mins) Take Cranbourn Street until St Martin’s Lane, where you head right until you reach the theatre.

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