Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen

zorana sadiq as phoolan devi in the bandit queen multimedia chamber opera by shirish korde

World Premiere

Friday, June 26 and Saturday June 27, 2015 at 8pm

Ailey Citigroup Theater
405 West 55th Street @ 9th Avenue, NYC
performances semi-staged

co-sponsored by the Indo-American Arts Council & Da Capo Chamber Players

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The Creative Team:
Shirish Korde, composer
Anusree Roy, libretto
Tom Diamond, director
Raphaele Shirley, video design
Nandini Sikand & Donia Salem, co-choreographer/dancers, Sakshi Productions

Featuring:
Zorana Sadiq, soprano
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
Da Capo Chamber Players

“Phoolan Devi’s life is a contemporary story with the resonant quality of an ancient myth. Shirish is the ideal composer to realize it as a transcendent work of art. He has the dramatic instinct of a true opera composer and the gift of rendering vocal lines that soar freely as they engrave themselves in the minds and hearts of audiences.” – Osvaldo Golijov

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eNewsletters:

Feb 2014
Announcing the World Premiere of Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen
Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27, 2015

March 2014
CD Release Party with excerpts from the Opera

April 2013
PHOOLAN DEVI: The Bandit Queen in THE HINDU / VIDEO PREVIEW featuring Nandini Sikand
and Donia Salem / Concert with opera excerpts at Queens College

February 2013
THE LIFE OF PHOOLAN DEVI / VIDEO PREVIEW / SHIRISH KORDE & DA CAPO CHAMBER PLAYERS