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Gregory Batsleer

The SCO Chorus have seldom sung better: their blend was rich and resonant, their rhythms crisp and bracing, their ensemble impeccable, and they paced themselves carefully across Haydn’s ever more exuberant songs of celebration. Quite simply an evening of musical joy …

The Scotsman ***** (Haydn Creation Oct 2022)

… this splendid group’s inspirational chorus director Gregory Batsleer …

Arts Desk (Handel Jephtha, BBC Proms, August 2019)

The SCO Chorus, trained to within an inch of their lives by Gregory Batsleer, sang this music with truth and thrilling conviction.

The Times (MacMillan Seven Last Words, February 2019)

What can so often seem like an endurance test was here a euphoric success from start to finish... most impressive was the extraordinary detail he demanded and received throughout from Gregory Batsleer’s expertly-trained chorus; needle-sharp diction capable of cutting through the orchestral largesse, and expressive range intensified by the superb homogeneity of the voices.

The Scotsman (Beethoven Missa Solemnis, April 2017)

The SCO Chorus under Gregory Batsleer was mesmerising, pitch perfect and dramatic ... totally committed to express every nuance of this intense work.

Bachtrack (MacMillan Seven Last Words, February 2019)