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SELECTED PUBLISHED CRITICAL
ASSESSMENT SINCE 1980

VEČER (Maribor) 12.12.1980
» He is an expert of excellence…« M.M.

VEČER 22.1.1981
»…sure and musical leadership…« V.G.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS 17.5.1982
» Simon's a man to watch«.

MORNING TELEGRAPH (Sheffield) 5.5.1982
» This brilliant young conductor. «

DNEVNIK (Ljubljana) 1983
»…excellent conductor…« M.Š.

DNEVNIK 1984
» S.R. has been an absolute discovery!« P.K.

DELO (Ljubljana) 1985
» …artistically secure hands…« P.M.

DELO 7.6.1988
» Excellently prepared by the conductor S.R. «. P.M.

VEČER 21.12.1988
»….succulent music making…. « B.U.

POLITIKA (Belgrade) 1988
»…we experienced what we liked…« S.T.

RADIO BEOGRAD 21.5.1990
» …spectacular English conductor…« G.F.

SURREY ADVERTISER (Guildford) 15.3.1991
»Simon Robinson has immense charisma as a conductor. « J.G.

VEČER 25.11.1992.
»…more than successful…« M.R.

NEUE ZEIT (Graz) 22.11.1992
» Robinson approaches Puccini with a love of melody, clarity of motifs and, in this way, produces a compact whole. « T.J.B.

VEČER 26.3.1993
» The well prepared orchestra under precise direction was more than convincing. « T.K.

KLEINE ZEITUNG (Graz) 11.5.1993
» …under the full temperament of Robinson's conducting...« W.N.

DIE PRESSE (Vienna) 10.8.1993
»…interpreted with charm and élan. « C.H.

VEČERNI LIST (Zagreb) 2.2.1994
»…the precise S.R. « R.C.

VEČER 9.7.1994 » Yet again Robinson has
shown that he is a conductor of
immense interpretative possibilities. « M.S.

DNEVNIK 10.1.1995
»…ideally arranged and executed«. M.N.

VEČER 7.1.1997
» (Just who could do it better
than Simon Robinson?!) «. J.C.

LIVERPOOL DAILY POST 4.3.2000
»Return of the maestro to the city that
inspired him. « L.H.

LIVERPOOL ECHO 6.3.2000
»Rousing! « J.R.

VEČER 27.5.2003
» …highly engaged inner understanding
of the music’s structure…« B.U.

DELO 31.3.2004
»Simon Robinson excelled…. « J.D.

VEČER 30.3.2004
» Simon Robinson…with the musical
sparkle already ignited in
the overture. « B.U.

DELO 7.12.2004
» Under the baton of Simon Robinson
the performance grew…
..the second act attaining a
flamboyant élan. « J.D.

VEČER 7.12.2004
» The well-trained orchestra
under the baton of Simon
Robinson. « B.V.

OPERA (Rome) June 2005 Volume 56 No.6.
» Simon Robinson shaped the score
beautifully. « C.N-W.

PRIMORSKI NOVICE (Trieste) 17.2.09.
“Maestro Robinson gave his all ….
charming performers and public alike.” P.P.

ORPHEUS (Berlin) May-June 2009.
“Robinson coaxed a deluge of poetry and
drama from the score.” C.H.