Durufle's Requiem
The New London Singers, Ivor Setterfield, St. John's Smith Square

In the “Pie Jesu”, Martha McLorinan sang with a lovely sense of dignity and a richly supported line, duetting finely with Winkworth’s cello.

Planet Hugill, April 2017

Written by Robert Hugill

Purcell's Dido and Aeneas
Ex Cathedra, Birmingham Town Hall

Martha McLorinan delivered the role of the Sorceress with power and authority.

reviewsgate.com, February 2017

Written by Paul and David Gray

Handel's Messiah
Kings Lynn Festival Chorus, St. Nicholas' Chapel, Kings Lynn

The packed audience were honoured to have a fine team of soloists including the famous soprano Dame Emma Kirkby… and the contributions from Martha McLorinan (alto), Peter Davoren (tenor) and David Shipley (bass) were outstanding, emphasising the passion and lyricism of the vocal lines.

Lynn News, December 2016

Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Nottingham Bach Choir, St. Mary's Church, Nottingham

Schlafe, Mein Liebster… was both tender and poignant.

Nottingham Post, November 2016

Written by William Ruff

Copland's In The Beginning
Ex Cathedra, St. Giles' Cripplegate

Sung with impressive conviction and clarity by Martha McLorinan.

andrewbensonwilson.org

Written by Andrew Benson-Wilson, October 2016

Copland's In The Beginning, MacMillan's Seven Angels
Ex Cathedra, St. Giles' Cripplegate

With mezzo-soprano Martha McLorinan as the radiant soloist, the choir’s telling of the creation story seemed, with hindsight, the calm before the storm that was Seven Angels… It was a powerful, intense performance.

The Guardian, October 2016

Written by Erica Jeal

Copland's In The Beginning, MacMillan's Seven Angels
Ex Cathedra, St. Giles' Cripplegate

Martha McLorinan was an assured soloist, agile when required and impressive even when strident.

classicalsource.com, October 2016

Written by David Truslove

Anne Boleyn's Songbook
Alamire, Chapterhouse, York Minster

Three songs were given, in tellingly plaintive tone, by alto Martha McLorinan, to the accompaniment of Jacob Herringman’s gentle lute… Anne’s last letter to Henry from the Tower was followed by McLorinan in “O Deathe, Rock Me Asleep”, a heart-breaking plea.

York Press, July 2016

Written by Martin Dreyer

Dido and Aeneas
La Nuova Musica, Theatre Royal Brighton

Augusta Hebbert and Martha McLorinan are aptly gleeful-at-pain as the two witches, plotting Dido’s downfall and the failure of love.

theargus.co.uk, May 2016

Written by Rachel Millard

Arne's Garrick Ode
Ex Cathedra, Hereford Cathedral

Martha McLorinan was refreshingly forthright.

The Telegraph, May 2016

Written by Ivan Hewett