Concert Review - St. Peter's Church, Kinver
On Saturday 4th May, Michael performed a candlelit solo recital to a sellout audience in the beautiful surroundings of St. Peter’s Church in Kinver… what a night it was!
Thanks to Katherine Dixson for this glowing review of the concert:
“On Saturday evening St. Peter’s Church in Kinver was full of expectant people awaiting the appearance of local guitarist Michael Christian Durrant. Outside it was chilly and more than a little breezy, but inside candles blazed aloft at the end of every pew and a warm magenta glow lit up the sandstone around the stained glass of the magnificent east window. In the chancel, the stage – purpose-built – was set.
This was no ordinary local musician. Publicity had promised us quality in the shape of “A forerunner in the new generation of classical guitarists” (BBC Radio 3), and as soon as Michael opened his performance with an arrangement of Greensleeves, we knew we were in safe and astonishingly talented hands. The familiar melody emerged from elaborate textures created by a mere six strings and I could sense a kind of delighted relaxation amongst the audience. We were in for a treat…”
You can read the full review of Michael’s performance in Kinver by clicking here.