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Review: Seen and Heard International
Joanna Marsh’s All Shall Be Well (‘Without love we may not live’) presents a contemporary slant on radiance, Marsh’s harmonies and textures bright – shining, even. Read More
Disk review: The Guardian
But the most successful piece in this collection is Joanna Marsh’s St Paul’s Service, which imaginatively pulls the harmonic idioms of 16th-century choral music….
Profile: Financial Times
With a cracking whip and a galloping rhythm…. orchestral piece uses another Dubai obsession — pure-blood Arabian horseracing — as an allegory for the race skywards.
BBC Proms Dubai: The Times
Marsh, the British composer who moved here ten years ago when her husband was appointed to run Dubai Airport, echoes that view…
Arabesques review: The Guardian
The piece…. likens a woman growing old to a dove “when her wings turn grey”. It’s a beautifully crafted piece, tender and wise, and confirms a major talent. More, please.
Review: The Arts Desk
The final number, Joanna Marsh’s, The World is Charged, offered a redemptive message through pastoral imagery. It had a hymn-like simplicity, enriched by a lush harmony and directness of expression. The music was solid and carefully wrought, the singing restrained and measured.