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» 30 March: Perpetua Performance and Dinner

30 March: Perpetua Performance and Dinner

On Friday 30th March at 7.30pm in the Cathedral there will be a discussion of “Perpetua: Music in the Making”. Old member Nick Pitts-Tucker is the librettist, and the programme notes read:

Composer Nick Bicât, librettist Nicholas Pitts-Tucker and director Peter Champness discuss the art of crafting words, music and staging for their new multimedia dramatic cantata Perpetua, which tells the story of the martyrdom of St Perpetua in English, Greek and Latin. The event includes extracts from the production. Nick Bicât has written more than 150 scores for film, television and theatre, and 11 operas and musicals. Peter Champness was for 12 years a producer and director at the BBC before becoming a freelance film-maker. Nicholas Pitts-Tucker, who studied classics at Christ Church, makes his debut as a librettist. Presented by Christ Church Cathedral.

Following the performance, at about 8.30pm, there will be a Drinks reception, two course Dinner, with Wines, coffee and port, in the Freind Room. Members of the House and their guests are very welcome. 

Tickets are available for the performance at £12 and for dinner at £30. Please see the attached booking form. 

Contact Sarah Jones in the Development Office if you have any queries:


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