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The London stage premiere of Philip Glass's opera about the early life of Mahatma Gandhi. Read More >

The London stage premiere of Philip Glass’s opera about the early life of Mahatma Gandhi.

Set during Gandhi’s formative years in South Africa, the piece explores how the world leader made peaceful process a powerful force for change.

Improbable’s Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott, the team behind the hit Shockheaded Peter, make their operatic debuts with this production.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 05/04/2007

Closing Night: 01/05/2007

Running time: 2h45

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Cast & Creative


Alan Oke, Elena Xanthoudakis, Janis Kelly, Anne Marie Gibbons, Jean Rigby, Ashley Holland, James Gower, Robert Poulton


Director - Phelim McDermott

Producer - Co-production between English National Opera and the Metropolitan Opera, in collaboration with Improbable

Conductor - Johannes Debus

Lighting Designer - Paule Constable

Set Designer - Julian Crouch

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