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June 2018 – review of joint concert with SWCS: Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast

"Make a joyful noise – Alleluia! The blazing conclusion to William Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast rang out in full-throated splendour. Singers and players rose to the occasion, united in glorious technicolour. This is demanding music, calling for stamina and precision...

Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra, with extra brass in the gallery, played with expertise and gusto...

The conductor, Richard Hull, controlled the forces with authority and skill.