Press for Banquo | Macbeth

Barnaby Rea's Banquo was most impressive: his is a resonant bass but flexible too and tellingly used here.

Rian Evans, Opera Magazine

Barnaby Rea’s Banquo was a figure of considerable gravitas and stature, rightly haunting the production, as well as Macbeth’s conscience.

Curtis Rogers, Seen and Heard International

A richly-voiced Banquo from Barnaby Rea comes across with power and nobility: this Banquo really competes with Macbeth in terms of social and martial prowess, while his relationship with Fleance feels touchingly real.

Charlotte Valori, Bachtrack

The star of the show is bass Barnaby Rea, whose thrilling Banquo electrified his every short moment on stage

GP-W, The Fine Times Recorder

and they in turn are flanked by the superb Barnaby Rea as Banquo

Rebecca Lipkin, Arbuturian