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Bachtrack’s Baroque Inquisition: Ex Cathedra

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As part of its Baroque Month, music website Bachtrack has been quizzing leading Baroque ensembles about the challenges of running a period instrument ensemble and how to build new audiences for their work. This includes an interview with our very own

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Christmas with Ex Cathedra

Angels, Stars & Kings

Discover the true magic of the season with our series of glorious choral concerts. An Elizabethan Christmas 30 Nov, 7.30pm at Milton Court, London Christmas Music by Candlelight 2 Dec, 7.30pm at St Chad’s Church, Shrewsbury An Elizabethan Christmas 3

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Ex Cathedra launches the Singing Playgrounds Songbook

Singing Playgrounds

We need your voice for our Singing Playgrounds 10th Anniversary celebrations. Drop in FREE at Symphony Hall Café Bar in September and teach us singing games from your childhood. For ages 2 to 102! Thursday 11 & Friday 12 September 4pm

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“I came to realise that singing was the thing I loved and wanted to do.” Jeffrey Skidmore

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Our Artistic Director Jeffrey Skidmore has been interviewed for Pamela Hickman’s Music Interviews Blog. In the fascinating interview, Jeffrey describes his early musical life, the formation of Ex Cathedra and his future plans for the choir. PH: What is most important

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“Singing angels just the tonic”, Birmingham Mail


The Birmingham Mail has published a news story about our education project, Singing Medicine, which celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2014. Singing Medicine gives children with life-limiting conditions the opportunity to sing, as Ex Cathedra’s singers visit wards to lead

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“(Ex Cathedra) sing with precision and clarity”, A French Baroque Diva, Gramophone

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Gramophone has reviewed our new CD release A French Baroque Diva in its July edition. The CD features Ex Cathedra alongside Carolyn Sampson and showcases the works written for the premiere soprano of the French Baroque, Marie Fel. “Jeffrey Skidmore devotedly shapes

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