January 21, 2020 In News
The Guardian thinks I’m “worth discovering!”
My album of Clara Schumann and Rhian Samuel songs (with bass-baritone Paul Carey Jones and pianist Jocelyn Freeman) got a short mention in the Guardian. It’s a tiny review, but I’ll take it, especially as it allowed me to see my name in the Guardian’s instantly-recognizable typeface for the first time, which was maybe more of a thrill than the words themselves.
“There’s more by Samuel on the album Song Lied Cân (Ty Cerdd). This small Welsh label, doing quietly impressive work, has paired her songs with works by Clara Schumann, performed by Katharine Dain (soprano), Paul Carey Jones (baritone) and Jocelyn Freeman (piano). All worth discovering.” —Fiona Maddocks, The Guardian, 19 January 2020
Sioned WebbMarch 10, 2020 at 11:20 am
I am just reviewing this CD for a Welsh language periodical. I find the songs and your executions absolutely exquisite. Thank you very much. Diolch yn fawr.
katharinedainApril 21, 2020 at 11:56 am
Dear Sioned–I am so glad to hear it. Thank you for the kind words! <3