"...The sound of choir and ensemble massed together is altogether pleasing, and the playing of the Southern Sinfonia is arguably this set’s greatest strength"
Gramophone - April 2008
"There’s something truly joyful about Ralph Alwood’s Rodolfus Choir ... eloquent conviction of its young members ... By raising the lyrical qualities of Monteverdi’s ground-breaking work above its dramatic, Allwood and his team forge a persuasive interpretation rich in nuance and fine details. ...A highly rewarding listen" ****
Classic FM Magazine - March 2008
"...This non-liturgical performance is terrifically fresh, especially in ’Dixit Dominus’, ’Lauda Jerusalem’ and the cross-rhythms of the Sonata ’Sopra Sancta Maria’ ... great spirit and originality"
BBC Music Magazine - January 2008
"They make a light, bright, exciting sound as evidenced by this terrific double CD of Monteverdi’s Vespers ... real spring in their tone ... crystal diction throughout" ****
The Times - December 2007
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