BEAUNE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL D’OPERA BAROQUE ET ROMANTIQUE
Brian Robins, Early Music Review
22nd July, 2015
The love scenes between Hamor (alto Delphine Galou) and Iphis (soprano Katherine Watson), were done with an exquisite Italianate warmth and sensual affection that made their final parting a more central and poignant part of the denouement than usual. The duet ‘These labours past’ became a glorious poem to love. In her later affliction Watson was deeply affecting in her song of parting, ‘Farewell, ye limpid streams’, sung with the pellucid grace Watson brought to all Iphis’ music...
EXCELLENCE INTERPRÉTATIVE À BEAUNE POUR UN PRENANT JEPHTHA
Jean-Luc Clairet, Res Musica
24th July, 2015
...En Iphis, Katherine Watson, voix paisible et touchante, aigus confondants de douceur, est la grâce même..
[In Iphis, Katherine Watson, with a peaceful and touching voice, and treble sweetness, has the same grace]
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
Choeur de Namur & Orchestre Accademia Bizantia
Martin Vanberg, Jephtha
Katherine Watson, Iphis
Gaëlle Arquez, Storgè
Delphine Galou, Hamor
Christian Immler, Zebul