Bill Hopkins

composer

Press quotes


“hauntingly beautiful” - Stephen Pettitt, The Times

“one feels the confidence and passion with which every note in the piece is placed … an almost palpable physicality of gesture” – Calum Macdonald, Tempo (on Sous-structures)

“passionate, florid expression, … most striking” - Hilary Finch, The Times

“an indisputably powerful structure … thrilling cerebrality, wild ambition and fanatical detail.” - Paul Driver, Sunday Times (on Études en Série)

“an unfailing ear for instrumental colour” - Andrew Clements, The Guardian

“wondrously beautiful: ... a masterpiece” - Paul Griffiths, The Times (on Pendant)

“lucid, lively, poetic and precisely judged” - Calum MacDonald, Listener

“an entirely individual reworking of the Darmstadt tradition ... the Bill Hopkinses of this world still need to be heard” - Nick Kenyon, The Observer (on En Attendant)

“unequalled in its powerful thought and subtlety” - Paul Griffiths, The Times