“sublime from beginning to end … visceral strength” – 5* review of In 40 Parts

“sublime from beginning to end. As the title suggests the choir sings in an astounding 40 parts. Mostly, the choir is divided into 8 choirs each with 5 parts (SATBB). The singers are arranged in their choirs across the stage

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Singing Medicine receives a generous grant from Warwickshire Freemasons

Some of the most seriously ill children in the West Midlands will continue to benefit from Singing Medicine, thanks to a generous grant of £45,000 from Warwickshire Freemasons. Ex Cathedra’s award-winning Singing Medicine vocal tutors from Birmingham’s world-class choir engage

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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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“magnificent purity of sound” BBC Music Magazine review of Celestial Bird CD

“sumptuous harmonies that soar and sting, aptly showcasing Ex Cathedra’s magnificent purity of sound… “elegantly-shaped and full of warmth, rather like this disc as a whole.” (BBC Music Magazine) Read more of the  review of our Celestial Bird CD, watch

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“never looked and sounded so good” – another 5* review of Summer Music by Candlelight

“Ex Cathedra presented a glorious evening of diverse choral music suitable for a summer’s evening in the magnificent setting of Birmingham’s St Phillip’s Cathedral by candlelight. There was a delightful balance of material, ranging from 6th and 7th Century plainchant,

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“Totally sublime” 5* review of Summer Music by Candlelight

“The first of this season’s performances definitely hit the ground running, attracting a capacity audience to Shrewsbury’s largest church. “In a hugely enjoyable collection of more than two dozen choral items Jeffrey Skidmore offered something for everyone, from the serious

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