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Life of Cuthbert

Friday 8 February at 7:30 PM

The world premiere of Solfa Carlile's 'Life of St Cuthbert', a new commission by Cantata Dramatica.

Part of the Durham Vocal Festival.


The cantata was written by Solfa Carlile based on a script produced by Nick-Pitts Tucker and Dr Charlie Rozier of Durham University's History Department. Following a week of musical pilgrimage with shortened performances at St Mary's Church at Lindisfarne and workshops with local schools, the culmination of this year's Durham Vocal Festival is the first full performance of 'Life of St Cuthbert', conducted by James Burton, performed by Durham University Chamber Choir and Durham and Northumberland Music Service Players at Durham Cathedral.

Tickets: adult £15, concession £8, under 18s £5, available from the Durham Music Service's website.