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CRITICAL ACCLAIM

“Superb!”
BBC

“One of North America’s…finest choirs”
Gramophone

“Beautiful, affecting music”
Chicago Tribune

“Exultation in every note”
Fanfare

“One of America’s most accomplished choirs”
Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Sacred illumination is their mission; they achieve it with sincerity and power.”
American Record Guide

“Seamless ensemble, seductive phrasing and surprising dynamic range… producing a sound of great physical beauty.”
Los Angeles Times

“A quality that lies beyond words”
Boston Globe

“A world-class concert choir”
Washington Post

“Truly golden sound and beautifully nuanced singing.”
American Record Guide 

“Technically brilliant and musically assured.”
Classics Today

“Performances are impeccable and deeply moving. This group delivers gorgeous, balanced sound and has completely mastered any technical skill you can name. Their ensemble and dynamic subtlety are second to none.”
American Record Guide

“…they sang with radiant tone and pristine blend.”
Boston Classical Review

“Touches audiences . . . with a combination of impeccable vigor, devotional solemnity, and wholeheartedness.”
The Christian Science Monitor, International Editor

“One was fascinated by the supple homogeneity of the shaping, the transparent grace of the vocal material and the synthesis achieved between the clarity of diction and its expressive impact.”
Journal de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland

“How could they have resisted the ‘Gloriæ Dei Cantores’ choir? Under the velvet baton of Elizabeth C. Patterson, these “Singers to the Glory of God” gave back their ecumenism to Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, using the universal language of music. With faith and joy mingled, the choir members never ceased to enrapture the audience, communicating their passion.”
Le Provencal, Marseille, France

“Displays a devotion and commitment to singing . . . the immaculate intonation and pure tone of Gloriæ Dei Cantores is bound to win admirers.”
Classical Music, International

“Beautifully finished but richly emotional”
Boston Globe

“They sing with absolute fluency and authority.”
Gramophone

“Performances are impeccable and deeply moving. This group delivers gorgeous, balanced sound and has completely mastered any technical skill you can name. Their ensemble and dynamic subtlety are second to none.”
American Record Guide

“The choir has an enviable clarity to their singing, a truly reverential sense, and a great beauty of sound.”
Music Web International

“The very sounds born are endowed with luminous incorporeality and ephemeral warmth.”
Myzikalnaya Zhizn: Musical Life, Moscow, Russia

“I have never heard a choir of 44 voices so expert from the vocal point of view and so expressive from the musical point of view.”
Il Gazzettino, Venice, Italy

“An evening illuminating and inspirational, opening vistas hardly guessed at here.”
London, England

“These singers produced awesomely lovely sound; performances which produced rapt response from the large audience (graced by a distinguished selection of ecclesiastical dignitaries).”
Musical Opinion, International

“The choir sang from the heart and with great conviction . . . the hearers were touched by the powerful sound and great discipline.”
Stadsdkrant, Edam, Holland