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Beth Taylor talks about Bach’s John Passion and Matthew Passion

Handel Messiah – Vox Carnyx Review

Keith Bruce, Vox Carnyx

‘the work of the players and singers, whose diction was exemplary, was always precise and full of expression.’

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Handel Messiah – Arts Reviews Edinburgh

Tom King, ARTS REVIEWS EDINBURGH

‘…the audience applause at the end of this performance was rightly deserved.’

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Bethany Horak-Hallett and Messiah

Handel in Rome – Planet Hugill Review

 

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill

‘Williams brought great strength to the aria with a lovely contrast in the middle section.’

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Messiah – BachTrack Review

★★★★

David Smythe, BachTrack

‘The detail was astonishing, each phrase curated by a spirited Butt.. Messiah is a hardy annual, but performed here – where every note and word really mattered – it sounded brand new.’

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Acis and Galatea – The Courier Review

 

Garry Fraser, The Courier

‘Superb vocals, excellent orchestra.’

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Acis and Galatea – The Scotsman Review

★★★★★

David Kettle, The Scotsman

‘A wonderfully buoyant, tender account, and one full of authentic emotion…a bittersweet joy from start to finish.’

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Acis and Galatea – The Times Review

★★★★★

Simon Thompson, The Times

‘Ninety minutes flowed by in bliss.’

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Acis and Galatea – BachTrack Review

 

David Smythe, BachTrack

‘John Butt directed his tight Baroque band of ten players with infectious dynamism from the harpsichord, taking the opening Sinfonia at a bracing lick.’

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The Trials of Love – BachTrack Review

★★★★

David Smyth, BachTrack

‘Anna Dennis’ full rich soprano filled the church with dramatic emotion…’

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Messiah – The Arts Desk Review

★★★★

Simon Thompson, The Arts Desk

‘Almost every city in the UK has its annual Christmas Messiah, but there can’t be any as stylish or as polished as this one.’

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Messiah – Planet Hugill Review

★★★★★

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill

‘A superbly subtle account… the choruses were some of the best sung that I have ever come across in my nearly 50 years of attending Messiah performances.’

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Messiah – The Scotsman Review

★★★★★

David Kettle, The Scotsman

‘This was a fresh, searching Messiah, brisk and vivid, and delivered as if its ink was still wet.’

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Messiah – BachTrack Review

★★★★★

Benjamin Poore, BachTrack

‘Gutsy and vibrant… a huge ovation for a thrilling performance that gave this staple a vigorous makeover.’

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