“memorable” – Sunday Express review of Shakespeare Odes

“Of all the events during the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, that of Ex Cathedra’s Shakespeare Odes was for me the most memorable. “Performed in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare was both baptised and is buried, the evening brought

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‘mesmerisingly exotic music’ – Birmingham Post review of Shakespeare Odes

This is the full review supplied by Christopher Morley. The version in the printed edition was curtailed. SHAKESPEARE ODES Ex Cathedra at Birmingham Town Hall **** Amidst last weekend’s plethora of Shakespeare celebrations Ex Cathedra was busy delivering a typically

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“one of Britain’s very best choirs … superb” – New York Times review of Shakespeare Odes

“Involving Ex Cathedra – one of Britain’s very best choirs… [Shakespeare Odes‬] was an event created in the spirit of the grand outpourings of collective praise for great men that historically were common practice… Ex Cathedra, with successive solo singers

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“stylishly performed” Guardian review of Shakespeare Odes

“stylishly performed … [Beamish’s] Shakespeare Masque is based on seven typically touching and witty poems by Duffy, which focus on Shakespeare the man rather than on his achievement. They move more or less chronologically through what we know of his

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Watch Shakespeare Odes from Stratford online

We’re delighted that our Shakespeare Odes semi-staged concert from Shakespeare’s church in Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday 22 April, 7.30pm, is being filmed so that you can watch it online, live or on demand, anywhere in the world. Visit bbc.co.uk/shakespearelives to watch. The

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Songs in the key of Shakespeare – Financial Times preview of Shakespeare Odes

“The audience was chilly and damp. Inside the wooden rotunda, constructed for the occasion on the banks of the Avon, the roof was leaking. Nevertheless, the show had to go on. With rising ardour the actor David Garrick declaimed his

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