What happened in our 2022-23 season:

Ex Cathedra - Summer Music by Candlelight

Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2023, 8.00pm
Location: St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury
A decorative image featuring candles, a butterfly and the Ex Cathedra logo
As a long midsummer day fades to dusk, we invite you to share an enchanting programme of seasonal music and readings.

Glorious choral music inspired by birdsong, summer holidays, sea and sunshine. Expect glorious choral classics, little-known gems, stunning new music and some fun, plus readings that capture the season, as we journey from the promise of a new dawn to the serenity of sunset. Directed by Sarah Latto.

Programme includes:

Iam lucis orto sidere - 6th-century plainchant
Sing joyfully - William Byrd
Musica Dei donum - Orlande de Lassus
Numbers - Shruthi Rajasekar
Songs of Robert Bridges - Gerald Finzi
Summer is icumen in - 13th-century English
Summertime - George Gershwin
Summer Holiday - Welch & Bennett
Bibi, Synkù, bi - Anna Rocławska-Musiałcyck
Take him, Earth, for cherishing - Herbert Howells
Night Prayer - Alec Roth

As last season’s audience showed, this is fast becoming as popular as their Christmas visit – BOOK EARLY!

Performed with an interval (finish at approx. 10pm). Drinks will be available to purchase.


Ground Floor reserved seating area



Children and students: £11.00

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