‘Clusters of Light’ Oratorio, Sharjah

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Promotional poster for Clusters of Light

Promotional poster for Clusters of Light

Oratorio to open brand new amphitheatre in Islamic Culture Capital 2014 Sharjah, UAE

Rich projection, automation, live action and four of the Arabian music scene’s biggest names tell the story of Islam.

Edit to add Guardian review – http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2014/mar/30/islam-opera-clusters-light-life-prophet-mohammad-sharjah

Edit to add BBC Radio 4 interview (starts at 5’50”)  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03z9gn0

Edit to add Youtube clip shared by Mohammad Assaf, one of the stars of the show.  This clip appears to have been taken by an audience member ahead of the full-quality DVD being officially released shortly.  http://youtu.be/PCpVJXBA3hk?t=47s  The scene depicts the prophet arriving in the city and a camel choosing where he will bed down and make his base (A camel was thought to be unbiased!).  That camel took months of training to behave so well…

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