News & Reviews 


31st May 2014 - Alice Farnham conducts a Family Concert with South Bank Sinfonia at Cadogan Hall  




'Alice Farnham's conducting, the driving force'   Guardian - Paul Bunyan - Welsh National Youth Opera 2013


'Alice Farnham is one to watch'  BBC Music Magazine (Editor's Choice)


NEWS   WNYO Paul Bunyan has been nominated for a South Bank Sky Arts Award.

Alice has recently made her St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre debut, conducting The Rape of Lucretia on 15th November 2013.





Read what the critics have to say. 


Paul Bunyan - Welsh National Youth Opera - Wales Millennium Centre

'The well-paced conducting of Alice Farnham'  Fiona Maddocks - The Observer

'The Chorus singing is exemplary and Alice Farnham conducts stylishly'   Stephen Walsh -  The Arts Desk



Die Zauberflöte - Singapore Lyric Opera 

'Conductor Alice Farnham brought out the best of the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra.'                                                                                                               Chang Tou Liang - The Straits Times

'The orchestra's playing, under the baton of Alice Farnham, was some of the best I have heard in an SLO performance...  A degree of ensemble was achieved, with rich orchestral sound especially in the nicely articulated winds, that I have not heard before.  Throughout she gave firm support without being entirely inflexible.'                                                    Derek Lim - The Flying Inkpot 



Haydn - Le Pescatrice - Bampton Clasical Opera - St John's Smith Square                                          

'What was apparent from the opening bars of the Overture, was that the London Mozart Players were on fine form, under the baton of Alice Farnham....Throughout, the ensemble between orchestra and singers was superb.'   Claire Seymour - Opera Today

'Alice Farnham conducted with impeccable timing and control'  Nicola Lisle - The Oxford Times



 Giselle - Danish Royal Ballet - Jutland Tour

'The Aalborg Symphony Orchestra - the Royal Danish Theatre's resident orchestra in the province - is under the strong direction of conductor Alice Farnham. There is an ambition and an ability to colour the tone and time the music according to how high the dancers jump - especially the soloists - and luckily this is practiced with verve and energy, which is a musical advantage rather than a loss.                                                                                                                                                      Anne Mette Busch - Nordjyske 



Birmingham Royal Ballet - Triple Bill - The Coliseum 

'There's no denying the continuing appeal of Simon Jeffes' global-fusion score, played with elan by the Birmingham Royal Ballet Sinfonia under Alice Farnham'                             Jennie Gilbert - The Independent



Royal Ballet Covent Garden - New Works - The Linbury Theatre

'A fine performance by Robert Clark (piano) and the South Bank Sinfonia under Alice Farnham'  David Dougill - The Times



Pimlico Opera - I Capuleti e i Montecchi - Sadlers Wells 

'Sympathetically conducted by Alice Farnham'                                                                Rupert Christiansen  - The Telegraph