Paul Lodge and Flights of Helios presents Cantat Ergo Sumus

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An evening of songs based on philosophical poetry

Cantat Ergo Sumus combines the talents of Oxford philosophy professor Paul Lodge and leading lights of Oxford’s psychedelic/drone/experimental music scene Flights of Helios.

The show consists of settings of a number of philosophical poems from the writings of figures such as Friedrich Nietzsche, Margaret Cavendish, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Hildegard von Bingen. The audience will also be treated to a selection of songs from Paul’s and Flights of Helios’ back catalogues.

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This collaboration was originally funded through the TORCH Theatres Seed Fund, now the TORCH Knowledge Exchange Innovation Fund.