|I have never heard the Sarabande of this suite played with such intensity and attention to detail as it was on this occasion...an absolute delight||Classical Guitar, March 1994|
|...a completely compelling performance... .||John Bingham|
|Gifted with an excellent technique and a beautiful tone, Stephen Kenyon
knows the magic of sounds and marvellously exploits all the expressive possibilities
of his instrument....
...an ambience of poetry and celebration.
|Sud Ouest, 2 November 1993|
|Both the extraordinary abilities of the performer as well as the intimate
timbre of the instrument made Sor's little masterpiece very enjoyable...
The player showed himself able to master the musical depth of Chopin's works as well the extreme virtuosity of the Bobrowicz......a very interesting and unusual programme, played with mastery.
|Lüttringhauser Anzeiger 5.11.95|
|The Op 9 Mozart Variations positively sparkled, especially when viewed with the kind of insight that characterised this performance. An expert on the 19th century, Kenyon perfectly captured the mood of comic opera that lies at the heart of the music, with Papageno seemingly never far away...this was a performance that charmed and thrilled by turns.||Classical Guitar, October 1996|
|Stephen demonstrated great enthusiasm for the ingenious, expressive music of Francesco da Milano, born in 1497, and a beautiful performance of the Aufenhalt by Schubert, born in 1797 and played a Chopin Mazurka with aplomb. It's always interesting to hear unfamiliar music. Stephen performed four of his own compositions; his very attractive Pieces of Eight with their cunning title; the atmospheric Scottish Suite; with the Sonatina and Aquarelles being beguiling, beautiful and imaginative, in a more radical, modern idiom.||Michael Dawney, Bournemouth Evening Echo, June 1997|
|Covering a wide range of styles and periods, Stephen Kenyon provided an exquisite recital of solo guitar playing, notable for the warmth of his tone and his impeccable technique...||Dorchester Guardian, 16 October1997|
|Stephen Kenyon (guitar) showed great expression and tenderness and also fire and excitement when required.|
New Milton Advertiser, 30th June 2001
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