Butterfield is “outstanding” in Mozart’s Requiem with Calgary Philharmonic

Posted on Nov 13, 2016 in Benjamin Butterfield, Reviews | No Comments
Butterfield is “outstanding” in Mozart’s Requiem with Calgary Philharmonic

‘Benjamin Butterfield was the tenor soloist in a part perfectly suited to his considerable voice and talents.  Always expressive and stylish, he was outstanding in the part — a real Mozart tenor.” — Read more at Calgary Herald.

“A day to treasure” with Butterfield and Taylor

Posted on Jul 24, 2016 in Benjamin Butterfield, Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
“A day to treasure” with Butterfield and Taylor

“Taylor followed with a rendition of ‘Where’ere you walk’ from Handel’s Semele that was truly sublime. The transcendence that we were about to experience in the ensuing hours had begun to unfold…Next came world famous Canadian tenor Benjamin Butterfield singing Mandoline by Claude Debussy, Marie by Randy Newman, and Die Taubenpost by Franz Schubert. Butterfield, […]

Taylor and Butterfield at Bethlehem Bach Festival

Posted on May 18, 2016 in Benjamin Butterfield, Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
Taylor and Butterfield at Bethlehem Bach Festival

“Bach got what he deserved last Friday evening. That is, the perfect setting for his music at Lehigh University’s Packer Memorial Church…The soloists, who have all appeared at past festivals, are familiar with the works of Bach and always able to portray the power and mystery of his work. They are soprano Agnes Zsigovics, bass […]

Butterfield’s Mozart ‘Requiem’ “could hardly be bettered anywhere”.

Posted on Oct 19, 2015 in Benjamin Butterfield, Reviews | No Comments
Butterfield’s Mozart ‘Requiem’ “could hardly be bettered anywhere”.

“The performance of the Mozart Requiem could hardly be bettered anywhere…Benjamin Butterfield completely in his element in music that suits his voice and singing in every way…” – Read more

Butterfield’s “masterfully vulnerable tenor”

Posted on Nov 8, 2014 in Benjamin Butterfield | No Comments
Butterfield’s “masterfully vulnerable tenor”

“Britten’s ability to set words of such poignancy with musical phrasing that seeks only to penetrate and illumine the meaning was complemented in full by Butterfield’s masterfully vulnerable tenor…” – Read more

Butterfield sings Mahler’s “Das Lied”

Posted on Jan 11, 2014 in Benjamin Butterfield | No Comments
Butterfield sings Mahler’s “Das Lied”

“So we must be grateful for this opportunity to hear Benjamin Butterfield…Der Trunkene im Fruehling (The Drunkard in Spring) was so convincing I hoped he did not intend to drive himself home afterwards.” – Read more

Butterfield in Recital: Mount Royal Conservatory

Posted on Jan 28, 2008 in Benjamin Butterfield | No Comments
Butterfield in Recital: Mount Royal Conservatory

“Butterfield and Tyrrell were temperamentally comfortable working together, and it showed in the precision and subtlety of their music making.” – Read more