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Singing Medicine receives a generous grant from Warwickshire Freemasons

Some of the most seriously ill children in the West Midlands will continue to benefit from Singing Medicine, thanks to a generous grant of £45,000 from Warwickshire Freemasons. Ex Cathedra’s award-winning Singing Medicine vocal tutors from Birmingham’s world-class choir engage

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Booking fees

THSH Box Office Ex Cathedra is a resident ensemble at Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) and the majority of our concerts are sold through the THSH Box Office which operates a ‘per ticket commission’ – £2.50 per ticket for online

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Concert packages 2016-17

Buy more – save more! Buy tickets for 3 or more of our 2016-17 season concerts and enjoy all of these benefits: – get 10-30% off the cost of your tickets (see below) – exemption from the per ticket commission of

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New Jerusalem review – ‘nothing less than exhilarating’

‘theatricality lies at the heart of this blistering music, not least the sight and sound of the two trumpeters, doubling on fearsomely primitive shofars, high in the organ gallery. But the real drama lies in MacMillan’s pungent, visceral response to the

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“A persuasively intimate sound-world”, The Sun King at Versailles, Birmingham Post

June 2012 Amy and Themba in focus reversed- credit Adrian Burrows youtube2

The Birmingham Post has reviewed our concert The Sun King at Versailles, which we performed at Town Hall, Birmingham on Sunday 12 October. “Choral balance and detail were finely-etched by Skidmore, diction was as exemplary as usual and dynamics kept

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“The music is totally engaging – captivating, ravishing and sensuous” – Q&A with Jeffrey Skidmore

Jeffrey Dec 2013 credit Neil Pughcrop

Ahead of our performance of The Sun King at Versailles at Town Hall, Birmingham, we asked our Artistic Director Jeffrey Skidmore what attracts him to the music of the French Baroque and what audiences can expect from the concert on Sunday 12

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