Reviews

  • July 2016 – Birmingham Post – review of ‘Through These Pale Cold Days’ by Christopher Morley
  • October 2015 – Gramophone – review of ‘The Song of the Severn’ CD by Andrew Achenbach
  • October 2015 – BBC Music Magazine – review of ‘The Song of the Severn’ CD by George Hall
  • October 2015 – Fanfare Magazine – review of ‘The Song of the Severn’ CD by James A. Altena
  • August 2015 – BBC Music Magazine – review of CD ‘The Moon Sails Out’ by Malcolm Hayes
  • July 2015 – The Guardian – review of CD ‘The Song of the Severn’ by Andrew Clements
  • June 2015 – Musicweb International – review of CD ‘The Moon Sails Out’ by Rob Barnett
  • June 2015 – The Birmingham Post – review of CD ‘The Moon Sails Out’ by Christopher Morley
  • June 2015 – Musicweb international – review of CD ‘The Moon Sails’ Out by John France
  • May 2014 – Music and Vision – review of the premiere of Canzonetta Op.44 by Roderic Dunnett
  • April 2014 – The Birmingham Post – review of the premiere of Canzonetta Op.44 by Christopher Morley
  • December 2013 – Musicweb international – review of The Complete Solo Piano Music by Rob Barnett
  • December 2013 – Musicweb international – review of The Complete Solo Piano Music by John Quinn
  • June 2013 – MusicWeb international – review of The Compete Solo Piano Music by John France
  • June 2013 – MusicWeb international – review of The Complete Solo Piano Music by Roderic Dunnett
  • May 2013 – The Church Times – review of the premiere of ‘The Song of the Severn’ Op.43 by Roderic Dunnett
  • May 2013 – Musicweb International – John Quinn’s Review of Songs of Naxos and Signum
  • May 2013 – The Birmingham Post – review of the premiere of ‘The Song of the Severn’ Op.43 by Christopher Morley
  • May 2013 – Seen and Heard – review of the premiere of The Song of the Severn Op.43 by John Quinn
  • February 2013 – The Mercury Newspaper, Hobart – review of the Australian premiere of ‘Songs of Eternity and Sorrow’ Op.36
  • December 2012 – The Oxford Magazine – review of Piano Quintet Op.27 by Peter Schofield
  • December 2012 – The Birmingham Post – Classical Music Highlights of 2012 by Christopher Morley
  • November 2012 – The Birmingham Post – review of Elegy for ‘Cello and Piano Op.2 by Christopher Morley.
  • November 2012 – The Birmingham Post – ‘Faithful following is this master’s secret’ by Christopher Morley.
  • January 2012 – The Birmingham Post – review of Piano Quintet Op.27, Christopher Morley.
  • July 2011 – The Birmingham Post – review of the premiere of ‘Remember This’ Op.40, Christopher Morley.
  • July 2011 – The Church Times – review of the premiere of ‘Remember This’ Op.40, Roderic Dunnett.
  • June 2011 – The Gloucestershire Echo – review of the premiere of Remember This Op.40, Roger Jones.
  • May 2011 – Dr David Wright – website review of Ian Venables’s’ chamber disc on the SOMM label, Dr David Wright.
  • April 2011 – American Record Guide -review of Naxos CD, Robert A. Moore.
  • April 2011 – Tempo – review of Ian Venables’s chamber music cd on the SOMM label, Peter Palmer.
  • March 2011 – British Music Society – review of Naxos CD, Phillip Lancaster.
  • January 2011 – IRR Magazine review of Ian Venables’s chamber disc on the SOMM label, Mark Tanner.
  • January 2011 – Music Web International -review of Naxos CD, Brian Wilson.
  • December 2010 – BBC Music Magazine -review of Naxos CD, George Hall.
  • October 2010 – Gramophone – review of ‘At Midnight’ CD (Signum label), John Steane.
  • August 2010 – The Observer – review of ‘At Midnight’ CD (Signum label), Stephen Pritchard.
  • June 2010 – Classical Music Magazine –review of ‘At Midnignt’ CD (Signum Label) Phillip Sommerich
  • June 2010 – Music Web International – review of ‘At Midnight’ CD (Signum label) by John France
  • April 2010 – The Birmingham Post – review of the premiere of ‘The Pine Boughs Past Music’ Op.38, Christopher Morley.
  • Sept 2009 – The Organist Magazine – review of Rhapsody Op.25 for Organ, Andrew Wilson
  • February 2008 – BBC Magazine review of ‘Songs of Eternity and Sorrow’ Op. 36 (Signum label), Michael Scott Rohan
  • March 2008 – Sunday Times – review of Signum CD ‘On Wenlock Edge’ – Songs by Vaughan Williams, Gurney and Venables, Stephen Pettitt
  • February 2008 – The Guardian – review of Signum CD ‘On Wenlock Edge’ by Andrew Clements
  • 2008 – The Organ review of Rhapsody Op. 25.
  • September 2005 – Church Times -‘A night out with the lads’, Roderic Dunnett.
  • August 2005 – Birmingham Post – ‘Celebrating English Song’, Christopher Morley.
  • June 2004 – Birmingham Post – Classical Music Review, David Hart.
  • October 2002 – Liverpool Echo review of Rhapsody Op.25 performed at Liverpool Cathedral. Joe Riley.
  • September 2002 – Church Times review of Midnight Lamentation Op.6 at the Three Choirs Festival, Roderic Dunnett.
  • May 2002 – Organists’ Review review of Rhapsody Op.25, Paul Hale.
  • May 2000 – Classic FM magazine review of the composer’s CD of songs. Malcolm Hayes.
  • May 2000 – The International Record Review review of the composer’s CD of songs, Piers Burton-Page.
  • April 2000 – Gramophone review of the composer’s CD of songs, John Steane.
  • March 2000 – The Delian review of the composer’s songs, Bill Marsh.
  • December 1999 – The British Music Society Newsletter review of the composer’s CD of songs, Philip Scowcroft
  • February 1999 – The Independent on Sunday review of Songbook at the Wigmore Hall, Michael White.
  • August 1998 – The Independent review of Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester, Roderic Dunnett.
  • November 1997 – Review review of the première of Invite To Eternity, – Song Cycle or tenor and string quartet, Vikki Clayton.