The Brandenburgs – Live at Wigmore Hall – The Times Review

Richard Morrison, The Times

” …those patterns seem to flow seamlessly without the music-making sounding mechanistic. It’s a fine line to tread. The Dunedin Consort, directed from the harpsichord by John Butt, managed it beautifully in the first movement of No 6, perhaps the least well-known concerto of the set. Here the two violas that (in the absence of violins) take unusual starring roles each phrased their lines with supple flexibility without destabilising the metre. And the combination of violas, gambas, cello and bass sounded gorgeously dark and mellow.”

Read the full review here.