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France Musique makes A French Baroque Diva its Coup de Cœur (Record of the Week)

Carolyn Sampson

Ex Cathedra has received a brilliant accolade for an English performance of French music, with France Musique making our new CD A French Baroque Diva its Coup de Cœur (Record of the Week). You can read the review here. If you

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“Carolyn Sampson is an ideal exponent, stylishly supported by Ex Cathedra”, A French Baroque Diva, International Record Review

Carolyn Sampson

International Record Review has reviewed our new CD release A French Baroque Diva, which showcases the works written for the premiere soprano of the day, Marie Fel. “Celebrating the work of a singer described by Voltaire as an ‘adorable nightingale’

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“For me, Ex Cathedra, the French Baroque and Jeffrey Skidmore have always been inextricably linked.” Interview with Carolyn Sampson

Carolyn Sampson

Presto Classical has interviewed soprano Carolyn Sampson about her performance on our latest CD release on Hyperion, A French Baroque Diva. The album showcases the works written for the premiere soprano of the time, Marie Fel. In the interview Carolyn

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A concert package is the best way to make sure you secure the seats you would like, at a substantial saving. You can enjoy priority booking on our Birmingham concerts, can choose your preferred tickets, including additional tickets for your friends

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“One of the most powerfully moving things I’ve seen or heard in ages”, Concert Dansé, The Telegraph

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The Telegraph’s Michael White has blogged about International Dance Festival 2014’s Concert Dansé, which was performed at Symphony Hall on 2 May 2014. “I found the disconnect between Durufle and the fierce, frenetic action totally absorbing – to the point

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“A striking and sombre collaboration”, Concert Dansé, Birmingham Press

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Birmingham Press has reviewed International Dance Festival 2014’s Concert Dansé, which was performed at Symphony Hall on 2 May 2014. “It’s not often, it has to be said, that a dance performance engages with the big organs. The instrument can

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