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

At A Glance:

  • English National Opera
  • Philip Glass's operatic masterpiece returns to ENO. 
  • From award winning director Phelim McDermott 
  • Opens February 2018
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Venue Address: St. Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross
Buses: 24, 29, 176 / 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
Rail: Charing Cross
Parking: Q-Park: Chinatown (5mins) / Other: St Martin's Lane Hotel (1min)
Book From: 01 Feb 2018
Book Until: 27 Feb 2018
Running Time: 3 hours 15 minutes
Age Restrictions: Age Suitability: No Children Under 5 years

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