Tenor Bradley Smith sings Evangelist in the St John Passion with Ex Cathedra and Jeffrey Skidmore streaming on the Idagio Global Concert Hall platform from May 9 to June 6. Filmed at Symphony Hall, Birmingham the event is a liturgical reconstruction which includes congregational hymns, Alec Roth Verlass uns nicht and Handl Ecce quomodo moritur justus.
Tenor Samuel Boden is in the studio with Ex Cathedra and Jeffrey Skidmore recording Alec Roth’s A Time to Dance. The work celebrates he ‘times’ and ‘seasons’ of human existence. The text is drawn from range literary greats including Aphra Behn, William Blake, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Ernest Dowson, Christopher Marlowe, Christina Rossetti and Edward Thomas. Look out for future release of the disc on Signum.