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We announce our first two Associate Conductors

We are delighted to announce Sarah Latto and Tori Longdon as our first two Associate Conductors, following a highly competitive application process. Sarah will join us in February and Tori will take over the baton in August. A graduate of Cambridge

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John Joubert (1927-2019)

We are saddened to learn of the death of John Joubert (1927-2019) this week. South African by birth, John and his wife Mary have lived in Birmingham since the 1960s when John took up a post in the music department at

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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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