Alan Charlton

Reviews

The Scotsman, 13 July 2004, review of Jubilate Deo

Alan Charlton's Jubilate Deo had incredible presence...




Classical Music Magazine, Premières of the Year 2003, review of Look and Bow Down

....an outstanding work....




Classical Guitar Magazine, review of Cancion del Oeste

There can be no doubt about the excellent skills of Alan Charlton to write chamber music. Each guitar part has a definite personality and has 'something to say'.

What a wonderful contribution. This piece deserves to be played in concert halls everywhere. And I can strongly recommend it to enrich the repertoire of intermediate or high level students.




The Times, 11 October 1995, review of String Quartet no.1, Manchester Composers Platform, 1995

[The session with the Lindsay Quartet] produced something encouraging in Alan Charlton's String Quartet no.1. Certainly, it pleased John Casken, chairman of the panel...




The Times, review of String Quartet no.1, performed by the Cat String Quartet, Harrogate International Festival, 9 August 1994.

....the material is attractive, the single-movement structure interesting and the personality distinctive.




Musical Opinion, review of String Quartet no.1, performed by the Cat String Quartet, Harrogate International Festival, 9 August 1994.

Even at a first hearing, on 9 August, the First Quartet by Alan Charlton showed signs of immense promise, structural skill, technical fluency and imagination.




Venue magazine, review of 'The Marquise', the basement, Bristol Old Vic Theatre, May 1993.

...and Alan Charlton's music (played live by himself and Rachel Skinner), sets the pre-show tone and stridently complements the action at key moments.



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