What the critics are saying…
'Feast of Carols' opens the holiday season brightly
Gloria Musicae's annual holiday program…was a glorious abundance of Christmas-spirited music to usher in the season…artistic director Joseph Holt packed in enough challenging and deeply beautiful music to last us through to the New Year.
December 3, 2013, Sarasota Herald-Tribune CONCERT REVIEW: Gloria Musicae's 'Feast of Carols' opens the ...
Patriotism filled the hall at concert
Sung to perfection by Gloria Musicae…great fun…sparked our patriotism…standing ovation from the audience…we clapped right out to the streets. Happy Birthday, U.S. of A!
July 8, 2013, Sarasota Herald-Tribune The Sarasosta Herald Tribune 07/08/2013
Collaborating with a legend bears fruit
..new excellence of this choral ensemble…strong and expressive voices…
Gloria Musicae threw an entertaining celebration and I'm still star-struck.
April 10, 2013, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
A Review of "Music in Reel Time" with Dick Hyman, April 2013 The Sarasota Herald Tribune 04/10/2013
Songs deliver the cozy essence of holiday spirit
...high level of performance quality and good cheer…on so many levels, this was simply a glorious musical evening.
December 20, 2012, Sarasota Herald-Tribune The Sarasota Herald-Tribune 12/20/2012
Masterworks’ Beethoven is oddly uneven
…the chorus, prepared by Joseph Holt, sang as clearly and beautifully as I have yet heard in this town.
March 2, 2013, Sarasota Herald-Tribune The Herald Tribune 3/2/2013.
Preview of Sarasota Orchestra Concert. Joseph Holt prepared the chorus in The Herald Tribune 2/24/2013.
Press for "Such Was the War:" November 11 and 12, 2012
Gloria Musicae delivers program of remarkable power
...profoundly moving artistic creation…Holt has elevated the performance quality of this professional chorus significantly while creating programs of remarkable power…
November 12, 2012, Sarasota Herald-Tribune The Herald Tribune 11/12/2012
Preview (Sarasota Herald Tribune): The Herald Tribune 11/08/2012
Preview (Sarasota Observer): The Obsserver Spotlight 11/07/2012
"Gloria Musicae's Season Will Feature American Composers" by Susan Rife
Sarasota HeraldTribune, 9/10/12
James Grant, Composer