Christmas in the sun? Watch our video intro to A Brazilian Christmas

Palm trees gently swaying in the cooling sea breeze, the snowy-white waves of the Atlantic Ocean caressing the golden sands of Ipanema. Christmas in the sun has its attractions! Here’s a short introduction to our A Brazilian Christmas concert (Sun

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‘nothing but delight’ – review of Bach Mass in B Minor

‘Ex Cathedra’s performance of Bach’s Mass in B Minor in this perfect (and packed) venue was refreshingly light, airy and reflective of this amazing score… Everything smoothly choreographed as ever, soloists emerged naturally from the choir… nothing but delight…’ ‘The

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G4S fund repeat prescription of Singing Medicine at Heartlands Hospital

We’re delighted that G4S Facilities Management is to support our Singing Medicine project at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital for the sixth consecutive year.  This will enable our vocal tutors to continue working with children and their families on the paediatric ward

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‘gloriously fervent … on superb form’ – classicalsource.com review of MacMillan & Copland

‘Onto this remarkably vivid text MacMillan provides an astonishing profusion of ideas – almost too much for a single hearing – their theatrically always in-keeping with the intensity of the subject. Conveying the vision of a new Heaven and Earth,

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‘a powerful, intense performance’ – Guardian review of Seven Angels

‘With mezzo-soprano Martha McLorinan as the radiant soloist, the choir’s telling of the creation story seemed, with hindsight, the calm before the storm that was MacMillan’s Seven Angels – a depiction of nothing less than the end of the world…

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“blazing conviction” – review of Parry and MacMillan at Cheltenham Music Festival

“In January 2015 I attended a concert in Birmingham at which Ex Cathedra gave the world premiere of James MacMillan’s Seven Angels, a work commissioned by them. I was deeply impressed by the new piece and so when I discovered

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