Quigley’s “infectious momentum” with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley’s “infectious momentum” with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

“Quigley gave the work an infectious momentum, and the three vocal soloists – soprano Margot Rood, tenor Steven Soph and bass Steven Eddy – wove their overlapping vocal lines dexterously.” – Read more at SF Chronicle Datebook

Quigley’s “control” and “precision” in Pärt’s ‘Passio’

Posted on Apr 15, 2018 in Patrick Dupre Quigley | No Comments
Quigley’s “control” and “precision” in Pärt’s ‘Passio’

“Quigley, who had to be something of a human metronome as he counted through the work’s many moments of silence, had strict and admirable control of his forces, who made their entrances with exemplary precision.” — Read more at Palm Beach Arts Reporter

Quigley’s “engrossing and intense reading” of St. Matthew

Posted on Feb 17, 2018 in News, Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley’s “engrossing and intense reading” of St. Matthew

“Quigley blended the orchestral and choral forces skillfully. His moderate tempo in the great opening chorus allowed the music to work its deeply moving spell…The many reflective chorales that provide commentary on the story benefited from Quigley’s supple play of dynamics and natural pacing….shaped with unhurried breadth by Quigley and displaying the entire ensemble’s beautifully […]

Quigley and Seraphic Fire are “spellbinding, immersive”

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley and Seraphic Fire are “spellbinding, immersive”

“Meticulous performance paired with thoughtful, narrative programming to lend a sense of theatre – spellbinding, immersive” — Read more at Schmopera.

Quigley “encapsulated” Monteverdi’s “reverence and drama”

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley “encapsulated” Monteverdi’s “reverence and drama”

“To open Seraphic Fire’s 16th season, artistic director Patrick Quigley presented a Monteverdi rarity–highlights from the Selva Morale et Spirituale—Wednesday night at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Miami. A series of sacred works published in 1640 and 1641 and written for the Basilica of San Marco in Venice , these scores represent Monteverdi at […]

Quigley’s “intensely dramatic” Mozart ‘Requiem’

Posted on Aug 20, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley’s “intensely dramatic” Mozart ‘Requiem’

“Quigley presented an intensely dramatic view of Mozart’s last work…the sonic result of Friday night’s performance hit the ears with an impact that could not have been gainsaid.” — Read more at Cleveland Plain Dealer

Patrick Quigley: In Cleveland, a joyous Mozart Requiem

Posted on Aug 20, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Patrick Quigley: In Cleveland, a joyous Mozart Requiem

“Particularly impressive was Quigleyʼs command of such a large choral group, showing fingertip control of the dynamics and maintaining a vibrant, passionate quality in the singing through even the gentlest passages…Itʼs rare for a visiting conductor to show the level of technical mastery Quigley achieved in limited rehearsal time. The sound was transparent and expertly […]

Quigley “hosted the finale with flair”

Posted on May 22, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley “hosted the finale with flair”

“Quigley, the ambitious founder of the much-recorded vocal ensemble Seraphic Fire, with a number of prestigious orchestral guest-conducting gigs under his belt, hosted the finale with flair.” — Read more at The Washington Post.

Quigley’s direction is “technically dazzling…” with Seraphic Fire

Posted on Apr 15, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley, Reviews | No Comments
Quigley’s direction is “technically dazzling…” with Seraphic Fire

“…under Quigley’s direction, the work was technically dazzling in its virtuoso vocal writing, yet human-scaled and emotionally expressive…” — Read more at South Florida Classical Review.

Quigley and Seraphic fire “transcended technique” with Cleveland Orchestra

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 in Patrick Dupre Quigley | No Comments
Quigley and Seraphic fire “transcended technique” with Cleveland Orchestra

“Arguably the group’s smartest decision was hiring Seraphic Fire to join its first performance of Stravinsky’s “Threni: Lamentations of Jeremiah.” The six Miami-based vocalists who sang the solo roles helped elevate what could have been a drab and brutal reading of a 12-tone rite into a surprisingly listenable and spellbinding experience.” “But oh, those guests […]