States of Innocence (2024)

Composer Ed Hughes; Libretto Peter Cant
John Milton dictates Paradise Lost to his family, as other voices visit his world, some from the future.  They read, imagine, ventriloquise and test his creation.

Premiere 19 May 2024
Direction, design – concertante staging
Conductor – Andrew Gourlay
Videography – Ian Winters
Milton – John Tomlinson

Corn Exchange, Brighton
Produced by Brighton Festival and New Music Players