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New video released: Autumn Leaves

Following on from our first (and highly successful) video on YouTube, we are proud to present our newest offering available now! This beautifully-shot video was recorded in the stunning surroundings of The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and in St John’s Church, Lothian Road, in October 2021. This was shortly after the choir returned to in-person … Read more

Cadenza featured on BBC Radio 3 on Christmas Morning

One of our members rose early on Christmas morning and, like so many others, turned on his radio to BBC Radio 3 for the Breakfast Show. The show was hosted by Elizabeth Alker and the third piece to be played was performed by Cadenza! From our Voices of Joy CD, Poulenc’s O magnum mysterium (from … Read more

Watch our new video: Ding! dong! merrily on high

Cadenza is delighted to announce that we’ve started a YouTube channel and our first video is now available to view just in time for Christmas! You can view it directly below: As you will know, choir life has been difficult during the pandemic. For over a year and a half we were unable to meet … Read more

Covid-Secure Christmas Cracker

Polwarth Parish Church

For the first time since 2019, Cadenza are delighted to be back in concert. While the pandemic has prevented any performance from us, it hasn’t stopped us meeting and rehearsing (virtually at first, now in-person) and we have been chomping at the bit to show you the results of our efforts. And so, with pleasure, … Read more

We’re Back In-Person!

Last week, we returned to in-person rehearsals for the first time since March 2020. In that time, we’ve had a whole choir year of Zoom rehearsals. Much as those rehearsals were better than nothing, they did have significant limitations – particularly in that you couldn’t hear anyone else singing but yourself! So,now the time has … Read more

Cadenza reacts again to Coronavirus

It was a full year ago where we made a statement that our 2020 concerts were affected due to the pandemic, with the cancellation of our charity and Fringe concerts. Our rehearsals stopped altogether at that point too, as we paused to reflect on how we adjust to the new world. Things were changing daily, … Read more

Zoom along to an audition with Cadenza!

Cadenza has a long history of auditioning potential members before they are offered a place in the choir. This has typically been a 15 minute meeting with our Musical Director, where you would be asked to sing a few exercises to establish your range, do some aural tests and undertake a little bit of sight-singing … Read more

Rehearsals resume … but not as we know it!

It is no secret that there are three things that are very difficult to do right now: Meet in large groups Meet indoors Sing Trying to do all three of them is known as a choir rehearsal, and is a definite no-no at this time! However, that is not stopping Cadenza. When life gives you … Read more

Update on Auditions

Though our activities are hampered for now, we’re thinking ahead to auditions giving us something to look forward to after Coronavirus.