Entries by Jessica Massey

Messiah – The Herald Review

Keith Bruce, The Herald ★★★★ It is not just the singers, but also the fine continuo players, and pitch-perfect baroque strings, led by Huw Daniel, who all have distinct, audible and individual contributions to make in a Dunedin Consort performance of Handel’s masterpiece… Read the full review here.

Samson – The Scotsman Review

Ken Walton, The Scotsman ★★★★★ This is another John Butt spectacular, the ensemble’s effervescent director eliciting a performance that captures the emotion of Handel’s exceptional writing… Read the full review here.

Samson – Gramophone Review

Richard Wigmore, Gramophone This new Samson now becomes the top recommendation: for its uniformly excellent soloists, its excitingly ‘present’ choral singing, and above all, its urgent sense of theatre. Read the full review in the December issue of Gramophone.