‘…it was Peter Holder’s wild organ solo which stole the show’
Janáček Glagolitic Mass, First Night of the BBC Proms 2019
Ivan Hewett, The Daily Telegraph

‘…Holder deservedly received an ovation after untangling the labyrinthine solo.’
Janáček Glagolitic Mass Mass, First Night of the BBC Proms 2019
Mark Savage, BBC Music Reporter

‘…a breathtaking half hour of virtuoso playing in which different moods and themes were delineated to wondrous effect…Holder certainly succeeded in raising a normal Saturday morning to the realms of the ethereal…’.
Organ Recital, BBC Proms 2021
Sam Smith, musicOMH

'The organ part is viscerally exciting and Peter Holder gives a stunning account of it. … Most of the music is a cappella, meaning that Peter Holder is not often involved. But in A Special Appeal his contribution is nothing less than spectacular.'
Album: Vaughan Williams, MacMillan, Tavener: Choral works, Hyperion
John Quinn, MusicWeb International

‘...gloriously colourful organ-playing by Peter Holder…'
Album: Bairstow, Harris & Stanford: Choral Works, Hyperion
Malcolm Riley, Gramophone

'Highest praise, however, must go to Peter Holder, whose handling of the often extensive and always highly virtuoso organ accompaniments, is utterly, breathtakingly, marvellous.'
Album: Dove, Weir & Martin (M): Choral works, Hyperion
Marc Rochester, MusicWeb International

'Impeccable articulation … playing with great precision and yet also a humanity that imparts life and warmth … Peter Holder is a true musician who never loses the thread of the musical argument. … Fantastic music, organ and acoustic; and a superlative organist.’
Album: Bach ist der Vater, wir sind die Buben, Fugue State Films
Christopher Maxim, Organists’ Review

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