‘Between the two Parry offerings came the first of the evening’s premieres, Roxanna Panufnik’s Since We Parted, a wonderfully warm work of immense emotional sincerity … a heart-stopping 10 minutes.
‘As [MacMillan’s] Seven Angels progressed, naturally structured upon each of the seven angel’s fanfaring, towards its visionary conclusion, we arrived at a final F minor chord, and the sound was genuinely ecstatic. I doubt this performance could ever be bettered. The stunned audience silence at the end could have gone on forever.’
Read the rest of the 5* review in the Birmingham Post.