Easter Oratorio world première ()
As part of the Lichfield International Arts Festival.
Lichfield Cathedral, The Close, Lichfield, WS13 7LD [map]
Paul Spicer's Easter Oratorio
In July 2000, the first performance of Paul Spicer's Easter Oratorio took place as the finale to the Lichfield International Arts Festival:
The last major concert of this year's Lichfield International Arts Festival was devoted to the world premiere of the Easter Oratorio, a setting by Festival Director, Paul Spicer, for soloists, boy's choir, orchestra, organ, and congregation of Chapters 20 and 21 of the St John Gospel in a fresh translation by New Testament scholar Dr Tom Wright...in The Independent, December 2000