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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‘meditative to the manic … simply splendid’ (Summer Music by Candlelight review)

‘At first glance one wondered if the choir’s selection for Summer Music by Candlelight had over-stretched that capacious category “eclectic”. Could a coherent midsummer evening’s entertainment embrace sixth-century plainchant, 13th century polyphony and an arrangement of Cliff Richards’ 1963 chart-topper

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Ex Cathedra & Birmingham Conservatoire launch unique choral Scholarships scheme

We’re delighted to launch a unique choral Scholarships scheme for the UK’s finest young singers. With the first singers starting in autumn 2017, 4 Scholars and 4 Student Scholars will be selected through a competitive audition process. The 8 successful musicians will rehearse

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‘particularly beautiful’ – In a Strange Land review

‘The latest in the Choral at Cadogan series of concerts featured the Birmingham based choir, Ex Cathedra, with their founder and director, Jeffrey Skidmore. Since they started in 1969, they have built an enviable reputation for their performing and educational

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‘truly elegant and beautiful’ – In a Strange Land review

‘How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?’ The words of Psalm 137, redolent with yearning and exile, were placed in the context of the turbulent years of the 16th and 17th centuries, in this inventive, and

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Listen again to “In a Strange Land” on BBC iPlayer

Our concert “In a Strange Land” was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 last night, and you can listen again here (until 26 May 2017), to the ’10 fantastic voices of Ex Cathedra … their tone rich, flexible and crystal clear’.

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