"In Fanfare 21:2 I waxed lyrical about the first volume in Chandos’s traversal of Handel’s great Opus 6. Volume 2 I find ever more delightful. The playing of Collegium Musicum 90under Simon Standage’s leadership is as crisp and musical as ever..."
Bernard Jacobson - Fanfare - November/December 1998
Performance *** Sound *****
Simon Tresize - Classic CD - September 1998
"...A thoroughly enjoyable disc, cleanly recorded..."
LS - Gramophone - August 1998
"... this completion of the set of Handel’s Op 6 Concerti Grossi is a model of how to bring these works alive miraculously alive. Fast movements are never just that, but are articulated with care and precision; slow movements are phrased with expressive variety; while dance movements have exactly the graceful momentum they need ..."
Barry Millington - The Times - 9 July 1998
"... this is a most enjoyable set of performances."
Coronach & Musick Fyne - June 1998
…qualities of vitality, clean-cut articulation, crisp rhythm and effective but natural sounding tonal contrasts are in evidence…
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