Press Reviews of "Calliope" album

Press Reviews of "Calliope" album

Sunday, October 01, 2017

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  1. Reviews of 'Nothing Like The Sun'
    02 Nov, 2017
    Reviews of 'Nothing Like The Sun'
    Some lovely reviews have come in for the performances I did last week in Leeds with the Gavin Bryars Ensemble in Gavin's setting of Shakespeare sonnets, 'Nothing Like The Sun'. The quotes below are linked to the reviews in full. "faultless"  - The Yorkshire Post "Each individual sonnet follows the same pattern whereby Gavin Friday reads Shakespeare’s words over a Bryars’ led instrumental backing, followed immediately by a sung version in which Sarah Dacey’s soprano and John Potter’s tenor
  2. Album Release - "Calliope"
    01 Jul, 2017
    Album Release - "Calliope"
    Sarah's debut solo album of Contemporary Song with pianist Belinda Jones has now been released on the Foundry Label. "Calliope" features songs by some of the UK's finest composers - Kerry Andrew, Roger Marsh, Bushra El-Turk, Cecilia McDowall, Robert Fokkens, Duncan MacLeod and Geoffrey Hannan. Touching on the irreverent, soulful and unsettling, the subject matter of the songs is eclectic, including a song from a chipmunk who's upset about having their stash of nuts stolen, poems about fruit,