Paradise Lost




6.30 - 7.30PM

A new opera by Geoff Page based on John Milton’s Paradise Lost, sung by countertenor Lawrence Zazzo accompanied on piano by the composer. Tickets £7.50



Lawrence Zazzo made his operatic debut as Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream to great acclaim, whilst studying voice at the Royal College of Music. Lawrence performs in major international opera houses, has worked with leading conductors and premieres the work of composers in both early and contemporary music. He regularly appears in concerts and recitals all over the world. His CD and DVD recordings include Giulio Cesare, A Royal Trio, Saul, Deborah, Rodelinda, Messiah, Rinaldo, Serse, Partenope, Riccardo Primo, Griselda, Byrdland, Lunarcy, Lotario, Fernando Ré di Castiglia, Chichester Psalms, Stabat Mater, Apollo et Hyacinthus, and Mitridate. He has recently been appointed Lecturer and Head of Music Performance at Newcastle University, where he lectures, teaches voice, and leads a module on Baroque Opera.

Geoff Page is a composer, lyricist, pianist, Artistic Director of Cambridge Youth Musical Theatre, and Head of Music at Cambourne Village College. He has written a large variety of works for theatre, from one–man dramatic song cycles to large–scale musicals for more than one hundred performers. His most recent works include: The Overcoat, The Pirate Queens, Typhoid Mary, Murder in the Red Barn, The Odyssey: An Epic Musical Epic and Lonely Hearts.

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