Entries by Jessica Massey

Lammermuir Festival – Opening Concert – The Times Review

Simon Thompson, The Times ★★★★★ John Butt conducts Bach’s eternal masterpieces as though the music were the elixir of life. Silky strings, spicy winds and raucous horns gave the music a colour that any baroque ensemble would envy, and Cecilia Bernardini’s violin solo in two Vivaldi concertos flowed in and out of the ensemble with […]

Lammermuir Festival – The Telegraph Review

Rupert Christiansen, Ivan Hewett, John Allison & David Kettle, The Telegraph ★★★★★ Dunedin Consort’s four-concert survey of Bach and Vivaldi might have seemed like a safe choice, but they imbued their playing with such wild energy and variety that it was anything but. Read the full review here.