'... sound and visuals are top-drawer stuff.'
Reviewed 20/04/2013 by
Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide; Iphigénie en Tauride
'The musical performance under Marc Minkowski is more convincing than the staging ...'
OA 1099 D
Reviewed 24/03/2013 by
Rossini: Adelaide di Borgogna (first recording)
'... the Bologna singers and players ... respond finely to every nuance ...'
Reviewed 08/03/2013 by
George Frideric Handel: Deidamia
'Musically the opera bowls along with both speed and distinction; visually it is vaudeville.'
OA 1088 D
Reviewed 30/12/2012 by
Verdi: I Lombardi alla prima crociata
'... expertly conducted by Daniele Callegari and imaginatively staged by Lamberto Puggelli.'
Reviewed 25/12/2012 by
Rossini: Mosè in Egitto
'Musically all is well ...'
OA 1093 D
Reviewed 18/12/2012 by
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
'... musically reliable ...'
Reviewed 01/12/2012 by
Puccini: La bohème
'... Park is suitably distraught ...'
Reviewed 10/11/2012 by
Sciarrino: Luci mie traditrici
'... quite eclectic ...'
Reviewed 22/10/2012 by
Carl Orff: Gisei - das opfer
'An exciting discovery ...'
MV 0856 5
Reviewed 16/10/2012 by
Bruckner: Symphony No 7
Berliner Philharmoniker / Celibidache
'Celibidache is in no hurry ...'
Reviewed 15/10/2012 by
Rossini: Le Comte Ory
'Joyce DiDonato, as Ory's promiscuous young page Isolier, is absolutely irrepressible ...'
Reviewed 09/10/2012 by
Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
'Musically the performance deserves all the applause it gets.'
Bel Air Classiques
Reviewed 07/10/2012 by
Big River Songs - The Tyne
'... a rich cavalcade of internationally known and local singers ...'
Mawson and Wareham Music
Reviewed 16/09/2012 by
Thibault Cauvin's Across China
'... a catalogue of missed opportunities.'
Reviewed 26/06/2012 by
Cavalli: Il Giasone
'... the sense of fun detracts somewhat from the high drama ...'
Reviewed 27/05/2012 by
Quartet Choreography - Kreutzer Quartet
'... whimsical, fickle and modernistic ...'
Reviewed 05/05/2012 by
Benjamin Yusupov's Viola Tango Rock Concerto
'The work has a substance and impact that took me quite by storm.'
Reviewed 14/04/2012 by
Verdi: Macbeth - Royal Opera House
'... almost unbearable intensity and shimmering sonority.'
OA 1063 D
Reviewed 12/03/2012 by
Tim Kliphuis and Friends - Live at Iford Manor
'... very much music for relaxation ...'
Reviewed 07/03/2012 by
Magifique - Tchaikovsky Suites
'Sound and visuals are first-rate.'
Reviewed 10/02/2012 by
The Grand Organ of Exeter Cathedral - Andrew Millington
'... Millington on fine form ...'
Reviewed 19/01/2012 by
Cyprien Katsaris live in Shanghai, October 2007
'... fluent, songlike, and brilliant in concept ...'
Reviewed 03/01/2012 by
Verdi: La forza del destino
'... the gypsy and her confederates do Verdi proud ...'
Reviewed 01/01/2012 by
Vienna Boys Choir - Silk songs along the Road and time
'... a refreshingly different portrait of this hugely versatile group ...'
Reviewed 30/12/2011 by
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