Reviews

This is a beautiful recording of Handel’s Messiah, performed by OSJ at St Johns Smith Square in London on 5th March 2016. This double CD features Nardus Williams (soprano), Roderic Morris (sountertenor), Christopher Turner (tenor), Bozidar Smiljanic (bass) and OSJ...
  • April 6, 2020
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“This is the best of me” Handel, Messiah. OSJ Voices, Orchestra of St John’s, directed by John Lubbock. Dorchester Abbey 21st December 2019 Handel’s Messiah is woven into British cultural life more intimately than perhaps any other extended composition. It...
  • January 6, 2020
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We are delighted with our latest review of our Dorchester Abbey performance of The Messiah in the Daily Info. Here are some excerpts: “Conductor John Lubbock is a whirlwind of energy on and off the podium, a general leading from...
  • December 23, 2019
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Yet another great lunchtime event at Wigmore Hall!  Alan Titchmarsh and Paul Blezard entertained between the musical elements of our most recent concert from our My Music series. Yet another hugely enjoyable instalment in this excellent series. Alan Titchmarsh proved...
  • December 22, 2019
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Some wonderful comments from our sold-out performance of Handel’s Messiah at St John’s, Smith Square.  Wonderful! Perfect voices, fantastic orchestra, a beautiful evening. 5/5 No two performances of Handel’s Messiah are the same and this one was exceptional. The heavenly...
  • December 10, 2019
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Another great concert from Orchestra of St John’s, at Wigmore Hall. But don’t take our word for it! Another enjoyable lunchtime in this excellent series. Alastair Campbell proved to be a likeable and articulate interviewee, at times voicing some decidedly...
  • November 29, 2019
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