“As ever Steven Devine plays with an invigorating freshness and sensitivity to the musical language.”
Another great review for Krebs Volume 2 from andrewbensonwilson.org
“The combination of Devine’s advocacy and the sheer imagination of Krebs’ music means that the discs are a simple delight to listen to in their own right”
Krebs Volume 2 now available!
Aci, Galatea e Polefemo – first reviews
The OAE’s performance of Handel’s 1708 Cantata, “Aci, Galatea e Polifemo” at Cadogan Hall on Sunday (directed by Steven) was well received by the audience and now by critics.
BachTrack – “Trevor Bowes sews up Handel’s most fiendish character in Aci, Galatea e Polifemo”
Seen and Heard International – It’s only January but OAE’s triumphant Aci, Galatea e Polifemo might be one of the events of year
Presto Music – Recording of the Year for Ilyria Consort
Great review for Krebs!
“Stephen Devine’s playing is impressive, his gently rhetorical approach to the music revealing inner beauties within the notes. A fine example of playing the music, rather than the notes.”
Andrew Benson Wilson has written a very positive review for Vol. 1 of the harpsichord works of Krebs. You can read it here.
BBC Music Magazine – 5 Star Review for Krebs!
” a felicitous programme, meticulously realised, that sheds light on Bach’s talented pupil”