The New York Metropolitan Opera presents Satyagraha. The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts live high-definition performances to cinemas around the world.
Phillip Glass's 20th century opera Satyagraha is visually spectacular. The story is a retelling of Indian Lawyer Mahatma Gandhi's formative philosophical experiences as a young man in South Africa.
The Sanskrit lyrics, drawn from Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita, are accompanied by a minimalist score. In an awe inspiring display of large scale puppetry, acrobatics and supertitles, Phelim McDermott brings an extravagant production to audiences.