Bach Xmas Oratorio, LPO Jurowski, Dec 2017
The Evangelist sung sublimely by Jeremy Ovenden, his singing was dazzling throughout: exhilarating in supple duet with the flute in Frohe Hirten and exquisite in the hushed, elevated lines of So geht, Genug, Mein schatz geht nicht von her.
MOZART An Italian Journey (recording)
terms,and particularly in his outstandingly idiomatic Italian
enunciation, Ovenden proves complete master of his chosen repertory...
I have only admiration.
Max Loppert, BBC Music magazine
The fine tenor Jeremy
Ovenden, who has sung most of the major Mozart roles all over Europe,
sings with an engaging commitment to these joyous creations… a
Ovenden’s attractive, bright tenor… his rhythm, diction and easy
flexibility of voice are exemplary.
Cairns, The Sunday Times (£)
especially good in Haydn’s marvellous evocations of the summer dawn and
the midday heat.
Davis also has a fine cast of soloists. Jeremy Ovenden as Lucas reminds
one with his flexibility and lovely open sound of Philip Langridge
(there can be little higher praise)
Burton-Page, International Record Review
eager, eloquent tenor…
George Hall, BBC Music magazine
outstanding is the high, fleet voice of English tenor Jeremy Ovenden
who rolls off divisions and trills smoothly, even effortlessly, with
ringing clarity in his upper register and utter control of softer
delivers a highly persuasive, handsomely sung Jupiter
è un Don Ottavio dalla voce corretto, soprattutto nelle
agilità, affrontate con sicurezza.
Ottima la dizione.
Jeremy Ovenden ha
voce morbida e disegna un Oronte elegante e distante, dall’aplomb
Jeremy Ovenden che
ricordavamo grande interprete britteniano e che abbiamo ritrovato qui
superbo tenore di mezzo carrattere. Voce agile ben proiettata, sicura
nelle agilita: il cantante britannico ha saputo ricreare il suo
Marco Cabrino, Opera Lirica
fan tutte, Aix-en-Provence
... le magnifique
tenor Jeremy Ovenden, formé a I'art du Nicolai Gedda,
et qoi promet un beau Tamino...
fan tutte, Aix-en-Provence
d'excellentes voix d'ou émergent a haut niveau la prestation du
Jeremy Ovenden en Ferrando, a la voix caressante dans la tendresse,
capable de dureté dans la colère, toujours intelligent.
Così fan tutte, Copenhagen
Jeremy Ovenden sings
the tenor part of Ferrando so very lyrically and
La Fida Ninfa,
Jeremy Ovenden has a
beautiful legato and a beautiful mastery of mixed voice. His Deh! Ti piega is superb.
L'Atelier du Chanteur
This was gourmet
stuff. The Jupiter, Jeremy Ovenden, proved a match for
Milne’s brilliance; he had the right lightness of tone and mobility for
this unusual part (a tenor hero, not a castrato – extraordinary for
1744) and I Must With Speed Amuse
Her flashed and crackled with
glittering fioriture, followed by the famous Where’er You Walk, pure,
Jupiter is another tour de force. The wonderfully
refined line of his Where’er You Walk
and fabulously clean and
impressive coloratura of the aria before it, I Must With Speed Amuse
Her, are only two examples of his flawless and stylish singing.
Frank Carroll, Sunday Herald
Jeremy Ovenden must
be one of the few modern singers who can encompass
the prodigious virtuosity of the Act ll air, I Must With Speed Amuse
Her, and then touch the heart with the chaste lyricism of Where’er You
Monelle, The Independent
… an intelligent…
highly competent singer… his line, power and
coloratura were all excellent…
Jupiter is faultlessly stylish… Where’er You Walk is
the centre of a half-hour stretch of unsurpassed music that generates a
magical degree of sensual bliss and erotic tension.
was allowed to roll about on the ground as Jupiter
in priapic agony, had an appropriate touch of Rory Bremner's Oliver
Letwin and was impressively funny and strange. He also sang impeccably.
Ottimo il Jonathan
del tenore Jeremy Ovenden, reduce da esperienze Mozartiane per le
qualità evidentemente il colore, la linea, illegato
e il fraseggio...
Jeremy Ovenden, whose
soft, clear and endearing tenor, fulfilled all
Solomon, New York
rounded tenor gave Zadok’s music an appealing warmth.