Reviews

Concert: Wigmore Hall

Fabulously rich ...The Telegraph

Concert: St Barnabas Church, Jericho, Oxford

The Cardinall’s Musick make an exquisite sound.The Oxford Times

Concert: St George’s, Bristol

Recordings by Cardinall's Musick of William Byrd's work have been a landmark worthy of one of England's greatest masters.The Guardian

Concert: Wigmore Hall

This performance of the sacred music of William Byrd was clear, bright and forthrightFinancial Times

Cardinall’s Musick BBC Music Magazine

The Cardinall’s Musick now bridges the gap with the enigmatic mid-century composer Robert ParsonsBBC Music Magazine

CONCERT: KILKENNY ARTS FESTIVAL

The Cardinall’s Musick’s stirring and illuminating programme of choral music by Tallis and ByrdIrish Times

CONCERT: IL SIGLO D’ORO, WIGMORE HALL

a beautifully conceived programme, beautifully presentedThe Guardian

WILLIAM BYRD: INFELIX EGO (BYRD EDITION VOL. 13)

A longstanding complete project is rounded off in impressive syleGramophone

WILLIAM BYRD: INFELIX EGO (BYRD EDITION VOL. 13)

The polish of this disc’s engineering matches the quality of its performancesBBC Music Magazine

WILLIAM BYRD: INFELIX EGO (BYRD EDITION VOL. 13)

display of the best ensemble singing talent Britain can produceInternational Record Review

WILLIAM BYRD: INFELIX EGO (BYRD EDITION VOL. 13)

The Cardinall’s Musick have established new expressive possibilities in early choral singingMusicalCriticism.com

WILLIAM BYRD: HODIE SIMON PETRUS (BYRD EDITION 11)

it is wonderful to have it all so brilliantly realized by The Cardinall’s MusickMusicalCriticism.com

HIERONYMUS PRAETORIUS: MAGNIFICATS & MOTETS

all are bathed in a richly textured and highly variegated choral soundInternational Record Review

BRINKBURN FESTIVAL: WILLIAM BYRD

a superb balance between the individual and the collectiveThe Journal

BRIGHTON FESTIVAL: THE BOOTMAKER’S DAUGHTER

the singing of the Cardinall’s Musick that provides the emotional kindlingThe Times

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: ST JOHN’S, SMITH SQUARE

as overwhelming as a Mahler symphony, at a tenth of the volumeThe Daily Telegraph

WILLIAM BYRD: LAUDIBUS IN SANCTIS (BYRD EDITION 10)

 it is obvious that these singers have a love and passion for this musicInternational Record Review

WILLIAM BYRD: LAUDIBUS IN SANCTIS (BYRD EDITION 10)

pure-toned and clear-textured one-to-a-part performances are remarkably successfulThe Daily Telegraph

THOMAS TALLIS: GAUDE GLORIOSA

recording of some of Tallis’s most beautiful Latin settings captures the passion and devotion of the periodGramophone: awards issue

YORK EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Clear tones; perfect intonation; an ideal balance between individual colour and an ensemble blendThe Times