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Love culture, hate cuts #BrumBudget19

Since 2010 most of Birmingham’s main cultural organisations have already faced cuts of around 80%. Birmingham City Council is currently consulting the public on a budget for 2019-20 that proposes a further cut of nearly 50% in their grants to arts and cultural organisations.

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We invite applications for our new Associate Conductor scheme

We are delighted to launch a new scheme for an Associate Conductor to spend five months working intensively with Ex Cathedra. The successful candidates will shadow Jeffrey, observe and conduct rehearsals of a wide range of repertoire, conduct at least one main season

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Applications open for 2018-19 Scholars & Student Scholars

We’re delighted to invite applications for our 2018-19 Scholarship and Student Scholarship schemes. The successful singers will rehearse and perform with us throughout our 2018-19 season, gaining on-the-job experience alongside our professional singers, giving high-quality performances of repertoire from Tallis Spem in alium, Purcell and

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‘Bach’s music is a constant source of wonder and joy’ – watch our preview

The opening concert of our 2017-18 season is almost upon us and we’re really looking forward to sharing more of Bach’s sublime music with you. Here’s a short video to whet your appetite as we look ahead to our concert

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Our Birmingham Weekender – serenading canals and journeys around New Street Station!

We hope you enjoyed Birmingham Weekender 2017. Hundreds of thousands of people participated in and enjoyed an amazing cultural extravaganza with events across the city from mac Birmingham to Eastside Park, from Victoria Square to the Bullring as well as on the city’s

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Thank you ACE for 2018-22 funding certainty

We’re pleased to have learned today that we’ve retained our Arts Council England funding for the period 2018-22 as a member of ACE’s National Portfolio.  In common with the vast majority of organisations, we have been offered standstill funding for

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