Reviews

An ambitious programme which Cadenza pulled off in some style in what was a superb evening of choral music

Cadenza has developed a deserved reputation as one of Scotland’s finest mixed voice choirs in the twenty-five years or so it has been performing. With a repertoire that ranges from the Renaissance to the present day, the choir has performed throughout Scotland and beyond and is as comfortable singing a cappella as it is with instrument accompaniment. Read more “An ambitious programme which Cadenza pulled off in some style in what was a superb evening of choral music”

Tim Wilcock
In their review of:Cadenza at the Fringe (Saturday 25th August 2018)

I felt positively elated by the end of this concert

They were, quite frankly, jubilant and certainly left me with a warm euphoric glow normally only gained by too much red wine on a Saturday night! Read more “I felt positively elated by the end of this concert”

Audience member
In their review of:Charity concert on behalf of St Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow (Saturday 29th April 2017)

Two hours of sublime music featuring Schubert, Beethoven and Cherubini from one of Scotland’s foremost choral ensembles

Cadenza has acquired a reputation as one of Scotland’s leading mixed voice choirs in the twenty years or so it has been performing. With a repertoire that ranges from the Renaissance to the present day, the choir has performed throughout Scotland and beyond and is as comfortable singing a cappella as it is with instrument accompaniment. Read more “Two hours of sublime music featuring Schubert, Beethoven and Cherubini from one of Scotland’s foremost choral ensembles”

Tim Wilcock
In their review of:Cadenza at the Fringe (Saturday 27th August 2016)

Jazzy Blue Spirits as Cadenza comes of age at the Edinburgh Fringe

While Mass in Blue was written in 2003, this is the first time it has been heard in Scotland, and the composer’s participation turned this Edinburgh Fringe concert into something of an event. Read more “Jazzy Blue Spirits as Cadenza comes of age at the Edinburgh Fringe”

David Smythe
In their review of:Cadenza at the Fringe (Saturday 15th August 2015)

A genuine “Fringe surprise moment” with a wondrous Scottish premiere of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue.

Very much a concert of two halves. First up, pieces from Tippett and Vaughan Williams that fitted comfortably into the Cadenza sweet spot. But then? A genuine “Fringe surprise moment” with a wondrous Scottish premiere of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue. Read more “A genuine “Fringe surprise moment” with a wondrous Scottish premiere of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue.”

Tim Wilcock
In their review of:Cadenza at the Fringe (Saturday 15th August 2015)

A beautifully rich sound that fills the space

They had promised that their rendition of Lotti’s Missa a Tre Cori was going to be one of the highlights of the show and indeed it certainly shone within the repertoire. Read more “A beautifully rich sound that fills the space”

Hannah Lucy Baker
In their review of:Cadenza at the Fringe (Saturday 24th August 2014)

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed Cadenza’s concert and the high standard was impressive.

The last concert of this season was truly wonderful and Cadenza wowed the audience with their sheer musicality. Read more “Everyone thoroughly enjoyed Cadenza’s concert and the high standard was impressive.”

Dunblane Cathedral Arts Guild
In their review of:Concert in Dunblane Cathedral (Saturday 11th May 2013)