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‘Performances… were excellent under Skidmore’s direction’, Brazilian Baroque, Birmingham Post

Jeffrey trip to Brazil

The Birmingham Post has reviewed our Brazilian Baroque concert, which was performed at Town Hall, Birmingham on Saturday 1 March 2014. ‘Skidmore ensured variety by interspersing a range of shorter items from Harmonic Diversions for organ; extracts from large-scale vocal

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‘Jeffrey Skidmore and his extremely skilled singers and instrumentalists’, Brazilian Baroque, Seen and Heard International

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Seen and Heard International has reviewed our Brazilian Baroque concert, which was performed at Town Hall, Birmingham on Saturday 1 March. ‘The music was consistently attractive. Among passages that particularly caught my attention was the ‘Laudamus te’, a florid soprano

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‘The packed audience was captivated from the outset’, Brazilian Baroque, bachtrack.com

Ex Cathedra Brazil

Bachtrack.com has reviewed our Brazilian Baroque concert, which was performed at Town Hall, Birmingham on Saturday 1 March. ‘The packed audience was captivated from the outset by Manuel Cardoso’s Et tractatu sancti Augustini, one of Brazil’s earliest surviving polyphony pieces. With

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Ex Cathedra to perform in the world premiere of Concert Dansé

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As part of International Dance Festival Birmingham 2014 (IDFB) Ex Cathedra is set to perform in the World Premiere of Concert Dansé on Friday 2 May. This exciting event marks the very first collaboration between IDFB and Ex Cathedra and acclaimed Québécois

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Singing Playgrounds wins Music Teacher Award

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Last Friday 7 February one of Ex Cathedra’s education projects, Singing Playgrounds, won a Music Teacher Award. The Music Teacher Awards celebrate excellence in the UK’s music education sector. Singing Playgrounds was shortlisted alongside three other projects/companies in the UK in the category of ‘Best

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Birmingham City Council funding cuts and how you can help

On Thursday 19 December, The Birmingham Post published a story about funding allocated to Birmingham arts organisations, including Ex Cathedra, from April 2014 until March 2016.  From April next year, we will receive £47,500 per year in funding.  This compares

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