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It’s not over till the skinny man has sung

Last night I attended the final performance of Satyagraha at the Met which featured a new Gandhi, Alan Oke, who performed the role at the ENO production last year. It’s always fun to hear opera-goers gossip about their take on the opera. You can hear the weirdest things: "I was non-violent before, now I’m really non-violent"….?
Anyway, it was nothing short of a triumph with a curtain-call by the composer who got a bigger ovation than on opening night.  It was really great and apparently unexpected that he would be there.  The audience loved it and it was a lovely end to a special opera.

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