Press Comments

Selected Press – Concerts, Recordings

"…Gregory Rose, an Englishman with experience and knowledge of new music, encouraged splendid playing from the orchestra."
Fyens Stiftstidende

"…the performers brought the piece alive by radiating enthusiasm and considerable expertise under Gregory Rose’s direction."

The Times

"Gregory Rose is a dazzlingly clever conductor…"

Morgenposten Fyens Stifstidende, Denmark

“…the performance was neckbreakingly brilliant."
‘Sirp’, Tallinn, Estonia

"…overwhelming technical achievements…"
Morgenutgaven, Oslo, Norway

"…imposing level of achievement…Gregory Rose is an inspiring, schooled and able leader."
Foedrelandsvennen, Kristiansand, Norway

"The concert by the Jupiter Orchestra…maintained the high level of artistic interest and accomplishment we have come to expect from these gifted players and their guiding light, the commanding conductor Gregory Rose".

Musical Opinion

“Conductor Gregory Rose had a very clear conducting technique…The orchestra played forcefully and elegantly."

Jyllands Posten, Denmark

"…Gregory Rose’s expert direction."

The Gramophone

"…first-class performances."
Record Review

"…performed with meticulous attention to detail as well as with idiomatic musicality…"

Hi-fi News and Record Review

"…formidable skill…the performances are surely as fine as can be imagined."
Fanfare, USA

"…a disciplined ensemble, crisp in articulation, rich in tone…good, full, rounded sound."

Hi Fi News

"…a sumptuous new Chandos recording…London Jupiter Orchestra under Gregory Rose perform all three pieces with a deliciously appealing fluidity…Rose and the LJO play with English precision and European passion…it convinces splendidly."

Stockport Messenger

"The Idyll and the Suite for Strings are also ravishingly played by the Jupiter Orchestra under Gregory Rose, who shows himself completely at home in the lilting Czech idiom, and who achieves rapt concentration in the touching slow movements."

Penguin Guide to Compact Discs and DVDs


“…conducted with marked sensitivity by Gregory Rose…the orchestra gave a not merely dedicated but outstanding performance from start to finish. Gregory Rose, with his command of the score, visible understanding of his young charges’ musical needs and beautifully clear coaxing, elicited from the large orchestra, the singers and creditable student chorus alike their magnificent and talented best.”
Opera Now

“The all-round standard of the performance in its musical aspects was so good that one could form a confident judgement of the opera…conductor Gregory Rose elicited astonishingly eloquent playing from his orchestra, with plenty of abandoned espressivo.”
The Spectator

"…Gregory Rose’s unobtrusive taut control…the evening proved, in a small way, a triumph…one would happily have this disciplined, stylish band in the pit any day…Gregory Rose’s consistently well-chosen pacings…"
Opera Now

"Gregory Rose brings Bizet’s music to vigorous life"
Huddersfield Examiner

"…conducted by Gregory Rose [with] youthful energy…"