Satyagraha Opera

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An opera in 3 acts. SATYAGRAHA was commissioned by the City of Rotterdam, The Netherlands World Premiere: September 5, 1980, Stadsschouwburg Theater, Rotterdam Original production: The Netherlands Opera Company. Recorded and mixed at RCA Recording Studios, New York, N.Y. Additional recording: Digital by Dickinson, Bloomfield, New Jersey. Opera in exile; Satyagraha Starring Rachelle Durkin, Richard Croft, Kim Josephson, and Alfred Walker, conducted by Dante Anzolini. Production by Phelim McDermott. Philip Glass - New York City Opera Orchestra And Chorus., Christopher Keene: Philip Glass - New York City Opera Orchestra And Chorus., Christopher Keene - Satyagraha ‎ (3xCD, Album, Box) Sony Classical:, SM3K87973: Austria: 2003: Sell This Version. NEWBURYPORT – The 2020-21 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season begins the new year on Saturday with Philip Glass’ “Satyagraha,” an encore broadcast from 2011. Major support for opera at BAM provided by Sarah Billinghurst & Howard Solomon, and The Francena T. Harrison Foundation Trust Support for Satyagraha provided by Rohit and Katharine Desai Family Foundation Chubb is a Lead Sponsor of BAM Brooklyn Academy of Music Adam E. Max, Chairman of the Board William I. Campbell, Vice Chairman of the Board.



The second in Glass' trilogy about men who changed the world, Satyagraha's sub-text is politics. The opera is semi-narrative in form and deals with Mahatma Gandhi's early years in South Africa and his development of non-violent protest into a political tool.

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  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Deluxe Lift-off Box Set
  • Includes 24-page booklet
  • Hypesticker
  • The second in Glass's thematically related Portrait Trilogy, along with Einstein On The Beach and Akhnaten
  • Includes Philip Glass catalogue with info on the Philip Glass series on MOV, coming in 2020 / 2021
  • Limited edition
  • 1000 copies available worldwide
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Catalog # : MOVCL052Format : 3 LP, 180 gramReleasedate : 2020-09-11
Barcode : 8719262014282Sleeve : Box SetOriginal Release : 1985