Projects

SUKANYA OPERA

Sukanya

Aakash choreographed and perfomed for the posthumous opera Sukanya where myth, music and dance meet in Ravi Shankar’s last work. A mythical love story taken from the Sanskrit texts of the Mahabharata. After a terrible mistake leaves the ancient sage Chyavana blinded, the beautiful princess Sukanya finds herself marrying for the sake of her kingdom.

  • Directed by – Suba Das
  • Choreographed by – Aakash Odedra
  • Performed by – Aakash Odedra Company
  • Susanna Hurrell soprano, Sukanya
  • Alok Kumar tenor, Chyavana
  • Keel Watson bass-baritone, King Shaariyati
  • Aswini Twins – Michel de Souza Aswini   Njabulo Madlala
  • Players from the London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • BBC Singers
  • Lighting designer – Matt Haskins
  • Libretto – Amit Chaudhuri
  • Design by – 59 Productions production