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27 April 2007


Satyagraha – an opera about Gandhi - preview
We thought this would be just the thing for a Quaker night out at the London Coliseum
  • English National Opera are currently giving the UK premier of this 1980 opera by the minimalist American composer Philip Glass
  • Satyagraha, literally 'truth force', is a variety of nonviolent resistance developed by Mahatma Gandhi
  • Gandhi deployed satyagraha in campaigns for Indian independence and during his earlier struggles in South Africa
  • This work focuses on Gandhi's life in South Africa up to 1914
  • It did prove to be a very suitable Quaker night out but not entirely for the reasons we had expected

  • Robert Clark

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