“performances of tremendous detail and nuance” – Summer Music by Candlelight review

“Regular attendees at Ex Cathedra Concerts will expect imaginative and clever use of the space. This concert did not disappoint. From the back of the Church the evening opened with a full-toned rendition of Roger’s Hymnus Eucharistus. The choir then

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“beautifully conceived … performed exquisitely” – Birmingham Post review of Summer Music by Candlelight

“Skidmore’s programming is wonderfully thoughtful: the quiet aura that surrounds the opening lines of Alec Roth’s The Flower blossoms into a luminous halo in James MacMillan’s So Deep. And a central sequence of partsongs by Joubert, Britten and Vaughan Williams

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“an irresistible energy and atmosphere” – Planet Hugill review of Shakespeare Odes

“Milton Court hosted the London performance (on 12 May 2016) of Ex Cathedra’s Shakespeare Project, a wide-ranging collaboration of words and music involving all parts of what is dubbed the ‘Ex Cathedra family’, local schools and the live audience. There

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“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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