STREET SCENE (Weill) - Theater des Westens, Berlin
'Music and drama were drawn together with clarity by
Stuart Hutchinson who obtained disciplined but passionate playing
from the orchestra...'
OLIVER! - NYMT/Royal Opera/Sadler's Wells Theatre
'Excellent choral singing and decent playing from the
Wren Orchestra reflect credit on music director Stuart Hutchinson.'
IL MONDO DELLA LUNA (Haydn) - Morley Opera, London
'Stuart Hutchinson works wonders with the London Haydn
Orchestra, whose crisp and spirited way with the score keeps
events on the boil.'
IL MATRIMONIO SEGRETO (Cimarosa) - Royal Academy of Music, London
'Stuart Hutchinson conducted with laudable brio and
'... fizzing ensembles... the orchestra played creditably
for their demanding conductor Stuart Hutchinson...'
'If the Royal Academy took a calculated risk, it paid
off most handsomely last night. Few excuses needed to be made
for immaturities of singing or playing. Stuart Hutchinson, the
conductor and his coaches, had insisted upon style.'
'Stuart Hutchinson conducts a lively band of players
and wisely makes no concessions.'
THE THREEPENNY OPERA (Weill) - Scottish Opera
'... the punchy playing of Mr. Hutchinson's excellent
'Simply, it's terrific. A superb overture opens...the
cabaret style is in tact. Orchestra, bristling with sax and
guitar necks, produce a spot-on sleaziness that is a start-to-finish
delight. Stuart Hutchinson conducts the style shifts with apparent
ease, providing solid support for the singers...'
ASPECTS OF LOVE (Lloyd-Webber) Premiere Production - Prince of Wales Theatre
'The score, trimly conducted on this occasion by Stuart
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY (Weill) - Morley Opera
'It was a good punchy production, as was the music
itself, conducted by Stuart Hutchinson with good, firm, springy
rhythms and a sure feel for the way in which Weill absorbs cafe-like
intonation into this fully-fledged operatic span.'
'The score... is vivdly projected under Stuart Hutchinson's
POSTCARD FROM MOROCCO (Dominick Argento) - British Premiere
'Stuart Hutchinson conducted with effective force.'
DUNSTAN AND THE DEVIL/THE HAPPY PRINCE (Williamson) - Morley Opera
'Stuart Hutchinson conducted both pieces with a keen
ear for Williamson’s fluent, often witty writing.'
LES DEUX JOURNEES (Cherubini) - Morley Opera,
'... a lively performance... the orchestra played supportively
under the conducting of Stuart Hutchinson.'
ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Carl Davis) World Premiere
'... with accompaniment under Stuart Hutchinson's spirited
SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE (Ballanchine Ballet - ON YOUR TOES)
'Stuart Hutchinson conducted a bracing performance...
lively and intelligent.'