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Sunday Times   19th Nov 2017
 
'[...] there was a special atmosphere to the performance at York's great minster. [...] The big, dramatic climax of Praise to the Holiest in the Height has rarely sounded more thrilling than here. [...] Butt Phillip sings with a spiritual inwardness that touches, even rends, the heart. At several instances, I was brought close to tears by the sheer beauty of his singing. This young man is a marvel, born to sing this part. [...] The minster's architecture clearly brought a spatial grandeur to the occasion, but this was a remarkable performance, uniquely moving in my experience.'

 

Hugh Canning, The Sunday Times