“Contemporary music…is in good hands with Quigley.”

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 in Patrick Dupre Quigley | No Comments
“Contemporary music…is in good hands with Quigley.”

“Quigley, Seraphic Fire and the New World brought this impressive score to vivid and engaging life…Contemporary music, as much as the sacred polyphony of the past, is in good hands with Quigley.” – Read more at Palm Beach Arts Reporter

Quigley leads New World in musical mashup from Monteverdi to Reich

Posted on Apr 17, 2016 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley leads New World in musical mashup from Monteverdi to Reich

“Quigley was clearly in his element…conducting was crisp and idiomatic, yet flexible. He melded voices and instruments to exuberant effect. String playing was absolutely stunning in rhythmic exactitude and cohesion…an efficient, well-prepared reading.” – Read more at South Florida Classical Review.

“One of Quigley’s finest efforts”

Posted on Apr 9, 2016 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
“One of Quigley’s finest efforts”

“Deploying a 21-voice choir, Quigley brought out the warmth and depth of expression in Brahms’ melodic lines…Quigley is masterful at delineating contrapuntal writing. Fugal voicings were clear and spot on, unlike the sometimes murky articulation in performances by larger choirs. The cathartic finale rang out triumphantly, the culmination of a deeply moving performance and one […]

Patrick Quigley’s Seraphic Fire, releases new album: ‘Steal Away’

Patrick Quigley’s Seraphic Fire, releases new album: ‘Steal Away’

The African-American concert spiritual, the first truly American form of classical art music, rooted right here in the United States, is celebrated in all its glory on this new collection, Steal Away with Patrick Quigley and Seraphic Fire. “This was our first sort of contribution to the greater classical music form and I think that […]

Quigley’s “expert direction” with Seraphic Fire

Posted on Feb 18, 2016 in Artist News, Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley’s “expert direction” with Seraphic Fire

“The ensemble was of ideal Mozartean proportions: Seraphic Fire’s 20-voice choir matched by The Sebastians, a period orchestra of 24. Under Patrick Dupré Quigley’s expert direction, they sang and played with razor-sharp attacks and cutoffs, and rhythmic drive.” – Read more at PalmBeachArtsPaper.com.

LIVE WEBCAST: Patrick Quigley leads Serahic Fire in New York

LIVE WEBCAST: Patrick Quigley leads Serahic Fire in New York

Tune in tonight at 7:30pm to watch Seraphic Fire and the Sebastians perform Mozart’s Requiem live at Trinity Wall Street Church in New York. On Trinity’s website, click the “LIVE VIDEO RIGHT NOW” icon to join the webcast.

Philadelphia Inquirer: Quigley shines with Handel, Charpentier, and Purcell

Posted on Nov 16, 2015 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Philadelphia Inquirer: Quigley shines with Handel, Charpentier, and Purcell

“Artistic director Patrick Dupré Quigley has cultivated an ensemble personality for the choir that emphasizes both bright clarity (largely in moving lines) and exceptionally pure blooms of brighter resonance (in sustained notes). – Read more at philly.com

Washington Post: Quigley’s “sensitive” Handel, Purcell and Charpentier

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Washington Post: Quigley’s “sensitive” Handel, Purcell and Charpentier

“Still, having a crack vocal ensemble suddenly arrive in town, along with an accomplished group of early-music instrumentalists, and offer a vivid, sensitive performance of Handel, Purcell and Charpentier, in a well-suited setting, has a certain frisson.” – Read more at washingtonpost.com

Miami Herald: Quigley leads Seraphic fire in Charpentier, Handel

Posted on Nov 8, 2015 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Miami Herald: Quigley leads Seraphic fire in Charpentier, Handel

“Orchestral and instrumental balances were finely calibrated by Quigley for this last burst of joyous pomp and circumstance.” – Read more

Quigley’s “splendid Charpentier, Handel”

Posted on Nov 8, 2015 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley’s “splendid Charpentier, Handel”

“This was a Charpentier Te Deum that sounded natural and fluent. Not once did it sound labored or under academic supervision. It ebbed and flowed, clicked and purred like an elegant machine, illuminating its beseeching text with directness and humanity but at the same time sparing no sonic expense to bring out its regal splendor.” […]