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Ex Cathedra’s performance of Bach’s epic St Matthew Passion at Birmingham Symphony Hall was “particularly special” this year.

“Thank goodness for the event which year on year reminds us of what the day is really all about, Ex Cathedra’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion — and there is certainly a need for it, as Symphony Hall was packed for this gruelling but ultimately cathartic epic…Skidmore cultivated a full, forward tone from Ex Cathedra and its Academy…a gripping performance”

Read the full 5* review from the Birmingham Post here.

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