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Cadenza is a small, mixed-voice choir based in Edinburgh, Scotland

Founded in 1992, the choir performs regularly throughout Scotland and beyond with a wide-ranging repertoire which includes folk, jazz and popular songs as well as Renaissance church music, major choral works and contemporary classics.

 Next Concert

Cadenza at the Fringe 2022

Date: 27th August 2022
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Greyfriars Kirk, 26A Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE
Greyfriars Kirk Events

Cadenza performs Handel’s joyous coronation anthem Zadok the Priest and his Foundling Hospital Anthem with its famous last chorus, Lotti’s Missa Sapientiae, admired by Handel (who owned a score), all with orchestral accompaniment. Plus, two a cappella settings of Beati Quorum Via by Stanford and Janet Wheeler. Cadenza will be conducted by Musical Director Jenny Sumerling and we welcome soprano Rowan Pierce. Read more…

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We perform regularly throughout the year. For a full list of all our upcoming engagements, see our concerts and events page.

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We welcome enquiries from enthusiastic singers of all voices. Find out more about joining the choir.

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We have an extensive library from which you can hire pieces. For a full list and further details, see our music hire page.

About Us

You can read more about the choir, our Musical Director, Patron and our Friends of Cadenza scheme on our about us page.

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You can find places to listen to Cadenza via music streaming sites, or even buy a physical disc, on our CD page.