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Praise for Conductor David Hayes

“Hayes brought out a transparent texture and rounded, mahogany color from the string orchestra”

Cameron Kelsall, Bachtrack, 1/25/22

https://bachtrack.com/review-hayes-myers-smith-britten-chamber-orchestra-philadelphia-january-2022

“Hayes has made clarity a first cause… ”

“Hayes has made clarity a first cause, but in this setting, diction, intervals, and sectional balances seemed unusually pointed. Without that clarity, Martino’s work would be mush.”
– Daniel Webster, Philadelphia Inquirer

“Philadelphia Singers music director David Hayes maintained edgy tension… ”

“Philadelphia Singers music director David Hayes maintained edgy tension, greeting every new idea with a fresh sense of astonishment and with well-judged vocal coloring right down to spellbinding exhaling effects in the final movement’s string writing.”
– David Patrick Stearns, Philadelphia Inquirer

“Hayes’ pace in the Beethoven (Mass in C) felt ideal; relaxed but flowing forward easily… ”

“…Hayes’ pace in the Beethoven (Mass in C) felt ideal; relaxed but flowing forward easily. The phrases had the opportunity to rise and fall as if the music were breathing… ”
– George Grella, New York Classical Review

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