It would be extremely hard to fault anything in the concert at St Albans Cathedral on Saturday, which saw a coming together of the Mosaic Chamber Choir and the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra. […] The whole evening was one of pure delight, demonstrating the great skills of all concerned. (Herts Advertiser, December 2017).
Once more Simon Thompson gave an impressive demonstration of just how a conductor should work with soloist and orchestra to bring about a happy conjunction. (Herts Advertiser, September 2016)
The whole concert was a delight with excellent performances from all concerned. Amadeus and Simon Thompson once more provided music of the highest standard. (Herts Advertiser, May 2016)
Once more Amadeus demonstrated their fine musical abilities and showed that they are more than capable of competing with many fully professional orchestras. (Herts Advertiser, September 2015)
Once more Amadeus and their conductor Simon Thompson gave their audience an outstanding evening of well played music in a balanced and thoroughly enjoyable programme. (Herts Advertiser, January 2014)
For many in the audience Frances Poulenc’s Sinfonietta was also a revelation. Simon Thompson and the members of Amadeus did a tremendous job in bringing such an expertly performed rarity to their audience. (Herts Advertiser, September 2013)
Conductor Simon Thompson and the members of Amadeus together with their guests produced a concert of delights all beautifully performed. The fact that it attracted a near capacity audience at St Peter’s was testament to the popularity of the performance while the very warm applause throughout was enough to show just how high the quality of the musicians was appreciated. (Herts Advertiser, January 2013)