BOpSFest Presents: Sāvitri and The Wandering Scholar

BOpSFest Presents: Sāvitri and The Wandering Scholar

BOpSFest presents a double-bill of seminal short operas by Gustav Holst: Sāvitri (1916) & The Wandering Scholar (1934). The two works are dramatic, emotional, and musically rich – and each comes to only half an hour!

Sāvitri is a timeless tale of love conquering death. After her husband Satyavān is taken by Death, Sāvitri uses her powers of persuasion and devotion to win her partner back. By contrast, The Wandering Scholar is an ironic comedy. When her husband goes to town, Alison becomes ...

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