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Anna Livia Dublin International Opera Festival
“Conductor Derek Gleeson kept perfect pace and never overwhelmed the action……I doubt if there has been a better Rigoletto in Dublin, The President of Ireland led a prolonged standing ovation, and deservedly so.”
The Sunday Business Post

“Thanks to the authority & dynamism of their young and talented conductor Derek Gleeson, the orchestra excelled itself.”
The Irish Times

His Mahler’s Fifth Symphony was glorious.”
The Irish Times

"Derek Gleeson, a rising star among conductors, delivers superb performances of music with immense interest."
Records International

"Performances are entirely convincing, polished & stylish under Irish conductor Gleeson's able leadership."
In Tune

"... a desirable recording for anyone who loves Russian music . . Conducting and playing - quite sensitive and alert."
American Record Guide

"Something truly different comes along only rarely on recordings. The music is very fine . . . fascinating."
CD Review

"A stunning CD"
Jim Sveda, KUSC Radio (Los Angeles)

"A unique performance . . . altogether fascinating"
Rich Caparella, Preview Hour, nationally syndicated, U.S.A

Palm Beach Daily News (Palm Beach, Florida):
Tuite and Gleeson seemed in their element. Together, they created an elegiac stillness bordering on the ethereal. The well-matched ensemble was captivating in the finale.” 

Orange County Register (Segerstrom Hall, Costa Mesa, CA):
The orchestra played with unity, richness, and clarity.  Gleeson enforces discipline, coaxes out a varied dynamic range.” 

"Irish Film and Television Awards" Main Title by Derek Gleeson.