Birmingham and Beyond: Ex Cathedra in 2017/18

Ex Cathedra Unveils an Exciting Season of Choral Music in Birmingham and Beyond

ExCathedra-logoThe Birmingham-based Ex Cathedra is a leading UK choir and Early Music ensemble.  It is a unique musical resource, comprising a specialist chamber choir, vocal Consort, period-instrument orchestra and a thriving education programme. Ex Cathedra was founded in 1969 by Jeffrey Skidmore OBE so the ensemble is fast approaching its 50th anniversary. Details of their 2017/18 season have just been announced.  

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A Prized Rarity and an Old Friend, both French and Grand, Have their Night in Birmingham

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Roussel, Saint-Saëns: François Le Roux (baritone), Alessandro Fisher (tenor), Kathryn Rudge (mezzo), Jonathan Scott (organ) / Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor). BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Symphony Hall, Birmingham. 7.4.2017. (RBa)

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Joubert Receives Ovation at World Premiere of Jane Eyre in Concert Form

United KingdomUnited Kingdom John Joubert, Jane Eyre (a concert performance of John Joubert’s opera after the novel of Charlotte Brontë to the libretto of Kenneth Birkin): Soloists, English Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Woods (conductor), The Ruddock Performing Arts Centre, Birmingham, 25.10.2016. (GR)

John Joubert’s Jane Eyre with the English Symphony Orchestra (c) Pierre Joubert

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