Wendy Eathorne Press Comments

“Her voice is clear…her embellishments were superb, naturally phrased”

- Financial Times


“Her grasp of Handelian style, her clarity of enunciation, her ornamentation and palpable involvement with the work’s inner essence made her performance outstanding.”

- Music & Musicians


“Wendy Eathorne presented a fine, highly charged and committed characterisation of the title role, winning applause for her final aria. Her rich tones and measured phrasing blended perfectly in the duets with the counter-tenor” (Susanna – Handel)The Times

“Wendy Eathorne tackled the arduous vocal range superbly, bringing out Julia’s complexity through judicious phrasing and variety of colour. Her approach was orientated not to grand opera, but more interestingly, to the intenser music-drama of a later epoch” (La Vestale – Spontini)

- The Guardian

“a mixed programme dispatched with the utmost accomplishment and finesse…plenty of thought given to the words, although never at the expense of expressive line. Her Strauss group, sung in excellent German, was a joy, intelligently interpreted…”

- The Times

“Wendy Eathorne sang Britten’s cycle On this Island incisively, using her flexible soprano with skill in Let the Florid Music Praise and finding a warm tone for Nocturne.

- The Times

“Wendy Eathorne rising superbly to her big moments, pure and true…” The Christmas Rose – Frank Bridge

- The Guardian