"The music-making was committed and passionate...incredibly impressive playing."
"... A fantastic performance ... the Brucker was over-powering, majestic ... moments of profound mystery ... a great contribution to the human spirit that was totally brought to life by the superb South Birmingham Sinfonia."
"Great concert tonight. The cellos were spectacular in the Schubert."
"Many thanks to South Birmingham Sinfonia for its fantastic longstanding support." [St Mary's Hospice]
"The Bruckner was sublime - the orchestra could perform anywhere - they're so professional."
"I'd completely forgotten that I was listening to what was supposed to be an amateur orchestra."
"The colour of the score really came through."
"The concert last night was very impressive."
"The South Birmingham Sinfonia's strings provided good support throughout with a rich and expansive tone." [Birmingham Post]
"...drama... dynamism...sparkling textures..." [Birmingham Post]
"The solo winds projected wonderfully."
"The orchestra has really upped the ante in terms of ambitions and varied repertoire and skill in playing. It is a pleasure to come - the Bruckner tonight has been an amazing revelation."
But you don't have to take their word for it. Listen to some extracts from the Winter 2013 concert here...
All clips here are copyright South Birmingham Sinfonia.