Cadenza at the Fringe 2023

Date: 26th August 2023
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Greyfriars Kirk, 26A Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE

Musical Director – Timothy Coleman (website)

Soprano – Rosalind Dobson (website)

Alto – Lea Shaw (website)

Tenor – Sam Marston (website)

Bass – Pawel Piotrowski (website)

Cadenza Concert Performance at Greyfriars Kirk

Cadenza are delighted to be back performing at the Fringe in the impressive surroundings of Greyfriars Kirk, fresh from their sell-out 2022 performance.


Under the baton of new Musical Director Timothy Coleman, we perform music from two female composers:

  • Thea Musgrave – The Voices of our Ancestors
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani – Vespers

Musgrave’s The Voices of our Ancestors is performed with SATB soloists, brass quintet and organ and features settings of 12 poems that examine the question of human existence. This work is rarely performed so our concert is an exciting opportunity to experience this work.

Cozzolani was was an early Baroque composer, singer and Benedictine nun, publishing her Vespers while cloistered in the convent of Santa Radegonda, Milan. We perform this alongside brass, strings and continuo.


Tickets are £15, £13 concessions and £4 schoolchildren and are available from choir members or the Fringe Box Office.

Friends of Cadenza, who are eligible for a 20% discount on these prices, will be contacted directly.

Past Reviews

“An ambitious programme which Cadenza pulled off in some style in what was a superb evening of choral music” – Fringe Review 2018, Highly Recommended Show

“What a wonderful choir. A polished group of singers. Fantastic sound.” – Audience feedback, charity concerts May 2018

“Two hours of sublime music – an uplifting, moving and high quality rendition of some complex music” – Fringe Review 2016, Highly Recommended Show

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