World Premiere for Ravi Shankar Opera

Ravi Shankar was working on an opera at the time of his his death in 2012. This is now slated to received its world premiere in May at Leicester’s Curve Theatre. 

Collaborator Davis Murphy explained: “He’d written the whole piece in outline – the entire raga structure and almost all the melodies so [after Shankar’s death] it was just a matter of filling in the gaps, which were small,”

Via The Guardian.

Ravi Shankar Opera Website.

Work in Progress video:

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