Bach - Matthew Passion (Evangelist)
Sydney Philharmonia - Sydney Opera House
"Robert Macfarlane is a seasoned evangelist with a blissful, clarion top and an easy stage presence, the perfect anchorman."
- Sydney Morning Herald
"The excellent line-up of soloists...was led by the imposing and sweet-toned tenor Robert MacFarlane as the Evangelist, the narrator and setter of scenes."
- Daily Telegraph
"Macfarlane presents a delightfully textured storytelling in the Evangelist's narration that captures both a candid observation as well as suspense and intrigue in his phrasing and intonation whilst still producing a beautiful musicality"
Handel - Israel in Egypt
Halberstädter Domfestspiele 2015
"Wenn auch nur vergleichsweise kurz, boten die Solisten des Abends beeindruckende Leistungen. Nicht nur Robert Macfarlane, der mit seinem gut verständlichen Tenor und großer Spiellust den Texten nachdrückliche Wirkung verlieh."
"Heard only briefly, the soloists of the evening gave impressive performances. In particular Robert Macfarlane, who lent his articulate Tenor and great stage presence to the Texts with powerful effect."
read more at Volksstimme.
Bach - St. John Passion
Sydney Opera House, 2015
'The tenor, Robert Macfarlane, displayed a lovely lyrical instrument, coping well with the angular demands of Ach, mein Sinn and offering a warmly eloquent Mein Herz, in dem die ganze Welt, possibly the most radiant aria in the work.'
read more at Limelight Magazine.