English National Opera - Satyagraha Reviews
7 July 2020
Toby Spence (Gandhi), Chorus

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Satyagraha

English National Opera


No. of reviews: 13

Perfectly thought-through and immaculately staged
12 Feb 18 / Express
A persistent meditative state
9 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
A masterclass in suggestion and imagination
8 Feb 18 / The Guardian
This choral work raises us from the cares of life to something etherea
7 Feb 18 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
A largely new cast and conductor bring something very special to this seminal work
6 Feb 18 / Opera Today
Toby Spence is the perfect Gandhi
6 Feb 18 / Independent
The images and icons that the Improbable team create with the simplest materials are astonishing
5 Feb 18 / The Times
Remarkable, thought-provoking Satyagraha from ENO
5 Feb 18 / Seen and Heard
When the Glass feels half full
5 Feb 18 / Telegraph
As mesmerising as ever
3 Feb 18 / Financial Times (via Google)
Phelim McDermott’s staging of Philip Glass’ Gandhi opera once again provides an unforgettable experience
3 Feb 18 / The Stage
Philip Glass's Gandhi opera is revived by English National Opera for the third time
3 Feb 18 / What's on Stage
Toby Spence brings off the potent force of Gandhi’s non-violent personality patiently and skilfully
3 Feb 18 / Classical Source
Production details
Cast
Spence, Beament, Monk, Marshall, Pring, Folwell, Wade, Robertsson, Bayley
(c) Kamensek (d) McDermott
Performance dates
1, 7, 10, 14, 16, 22, 27 February 2018
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