“Engaging stage presence, backed by programs put together with exceptional imagination… Irresistible!”
—The Washington Post

“Hesperus may be the most affable, entertaining purveyors of obscure early repertory on the current concert scene.”
—San Francisco Examiner

“Hesperus picked out a little collection of gems and they shine here.”

“A perfect and often downright virtuosic performance, and a relaxed and entertaining presentation.”
—Mittelbayerische Zeitung, (Regensburg, Germany)

“Hesperus breezed into the city Saturday for a program of medieval music as vital, appealing, and free from pedantry as could be imagined. Hesperus convinced a sizable audience that swing wasn’t born yesterday.”
—Albany Times Union

“The concert created an atmosphere of celebration and joy, a universe of sounds.”
—El Deber (Santa Cruz, Bolivia)

“Chancey drew eloquent music from the tiny three-string rebec … Reiss turned to an instrument requiring a far different sort of virtuosity, the hammered dulcimer, which he played with fleetness and clarity.”
—The Indianapolis Star

“The ultimate crossover group … a postmodern medley of fun.”
—Arizona Star

“Their approach gives early music a vibrant excitement. They obviously have fun mixing early and old time country music, and their enthusiasm is contagious.”
—The Evening Post/News Courier (Charleston, SC)

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