Press and Reviews
"… Australian Baroque Brass have once again delivered glorious and historically informed performances…"
Fine Music Magazine
"(Australian Baroque Brass)… played with flawless precision and impeccable taste… the new standard for baroque trumpet performance."
International Trumpet Guild Journal
"...John Foster covers most of the solo spots and performs with great clarity and precision. His performance on Scartatti's Mio tesoro per te moro is gorgeous..."
"(Australian Baroque Brass) ...performs with great enthusiasm and virtuosity"
Historical Brass Society (USA)
"From the opening work, Monteverdi's famous Toccata from L'Orfeo, though to the last, Altenburg's Concerto for seven trumpets and timpani, I found myself spellbound" "...Australian Baroque Brass' relaxed yet thrilling playing style"
ABC Limelight Magazine
"John Foster's trumpet sent the praise of god into all the lands"
"(Australian Baroque Brass)...this was the finest natural brass playing heard in Sydney for a long time..."
"(Australian Baroque Brass)...their musicianship was first class."
"...public jubilation, helped by the splendid trumpet playing of John Foster"
Sydney Morning Herald
"The result, when played by master musicians as on this occasion is a golden sound" "Anna Sandstrom's pure, clear soprano was heard to great advantage"
".the program also gave listeners a chance to enjoy some superb playing"
"(The Australian Baroque Brass) demonstrated the primal appeal of their period instruments in this concert, and also their surprising versatility"
"Handel's Eternal Source of Light Devine, with soprano Anna Sandstrom and Foster, accompanied by David Drury's organ continuo, was pretty near flawless and made a thrilling finale..."
"(Australian Baroque Brass)... like a Barossa Rockford Basket Press Shiraz: full bodied, rich, nicely textured and with a long finish of even and pleasing overtones”.
Fine Music Magazine