Richard Peat

Faces in the Mist CD cover

Tim has enjoyed a long and happy working relationship with the composer as lyricist/librettist.

2023 – The Sky Engine – libretto for a community oratorio

Commissioned by JAM for the JAM on the Marsh Festival
Performed by Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Julian Close, Kudzanayi Chiwawa, London Mozart Players, Canterbury Cathedral Choir
Conductor: Michael Bawtree

JAM members

2021 – Me Time – short opera inspired by lockdown
Performed online by Green Opera

2019 – Sanctorum Cantuarienses, including Why Did God? (The Dream of St Anselm) – text

Performed by the Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge and Onyx Brass in Selwyn College Chapel and St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street (a John Armitage Memorial Trust “Music of Our Time” concert)
Included on “Faces in the Mist” CD

2010 – Fiery The Angels – text
Performed by Giles Underwood (bass), Onyx BrassNicholas Cleobury (conductor) at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, commissioned by the John Armitage Memorial Trust, broadcast on Radio 3

2009 – Why Did God? (The Dream of St Anselm) – text
Performed by The King’s School Crypt Choir, Howard Ionascu (conductor) in Canterbury Cathedral and at the Abbey of Bec, Normandy

2006 – I’m The King of the Castle – opera libretto based on the novel by Susan Hill
Performed by the Castle Ensemble, Andrew Morley (conductor) in the Holywell Music Room, Oxford