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Gothic Voices “A Dazzling Comeback”

Here’s another great review, from Res Musica, of the Dufay Spectacle 10 August 2018 Res Musica Charlotte Saulneron Translation: In the 90s, under Christopher Page, Gothic Voices reigned supreme in the Early Music scene thanks to their their programming and original interpretations. The Dufay Spectacle seems…

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5 Star Review from De Volkskrant

Another fantastic review: De Volkskrant Gothic Voices: The Dufay Spectacle is a varied musical banquet. Linn. 5 Stars  * * * * * Translation: Gothic Voices, with its almost forty years of existence, is one of the most esteemed early music ensembles, but has always renewed…

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A truly magnificent bouquet of flowers – BR Klassik Review

The reviews are rolling in… and all so positive “Gothic Voices present us with a truly magnificent bouquet of flowers here”… GOTHIC VOICES – THE DUFAY SPECTACLE – BR KLASSIK 03 June 2018 Detlef Krenge Translation: Thematically structured CD programmes can certainly be problematic. Not…

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5* Review and Album of the Month

Another fantastic ★★★★★ review AND ‘Album of the Month’ from iClassical: “This is medieval music at its finest…don’t hesitate to add this to your music collection.” Evocative Dufay from Gothic Voices 27th June 2018 The Dufay Spectacle Gothic Voices There was a time when Gothic Voices…

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ZDF Video Documentary from Dundalk, Ireland

See the Gaol in Dundalk in this 2 minute documentary for ZDF Television. It’s reporting on the Louth Contemporary Music Society’s weekend and the prestigious Belmont Prize awarded to its director Eamonn Quinn.

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Fantastic Guardian review for Louth concert

“The exquisite Gothic Voices built new music out of old” Book of Hours review – The Guardian – Louth Contemporary Music Society   Kate Molleson  Mon 25 Jun 2018 11.23 EDT  Link to Guardian online A medieval Book of Hours was an intimate thing, personalised prayers decorated in gold leaf…

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Gramophone – Editor’s Choice – “Seriously Classy”

‘What a pleasure, then, to be able to welcome this Dufay recording as matching all the qualities that made Gothic Voices absolute leaders in the field.’ GOTHIC VOICES – THE DUFAY SPECTACLE 01 July 2018 Gramophone David Fallows Back in the 1990s, the highlight of…

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New piece for Ireland by Karen Tanaka

We’ve now got all our new pieces for our concert in Dundalk on 22 June.  We’re thrilled that all three of our composers will be there – Karen Tanaka from Japan, Michael Buckley from USA and Linda Buckley from Ireland.  Ours should be a very…

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Dufay CD – “unparalleled technical and expressive perfection”

A great review from Stretto … “The four members of Gothic Voices and their five guests present with this CD a masterly, atmospheric evocation of the immense poetical and musical richness of the era of the Burgundians, the Hussites, the Council of Basel (1431) and the…

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5* Review for the Dufay

Our Dufay CD has received a 5 star review from All Music… they seem to like it! AllMusic Review by Blair Sanderson Guillaume Dufay was a major Burgundian court composer of the early Renaissance, and he was renowned across Europe for his sacred choral works and secular songs….

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