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The Hague, Holland (Satyagraha In
October 29, 2017
Shailesh Bahoran, Kalpana Raghuraman, Revanta Sarabhai | Zangam koor, Theaterkoor Dario Fo
The opera Satyagraha by the world renowned composer Philip Glass is inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of peaceful resistance. The composer gave permission to Korzo and Kwekers in de Kunst to perform this opera in a new setting with Indian contemporary dance. The audience was already surprised in 2015 and 2016 with the first two acts. In the year of Glass his 80th birthday, this musical happening will be completed in a performance with 60 choir singers, opera singers, Indian and contemporary dancers and musicians.
composition Philip Glass muzikal direction | choir master Rick Schoonbeek | direction Zangam koor Samhita Mundkur | choir master Dario Fo koor Rick Schoonbeek | assistent musical direction Dario Fo koor Boudewijn Ruigrok | dramaturgy Leo Spreksel | light design Peter Lemmens
choreography Revanta Sarabhai
choreography Kalpana Raghuraman
choreography Shailesh Bahoran
Satyagraha is a collaboration with Kwekers in de Kunst and is being made possible by crowdfunding contributors, the VSBfonds, Gemeente Den Haag, Fonds 1818, Fonds Cultuurparticipatie, Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds and Cultuurschakel.
The total performance has a duration of 3 hours including breaks.