The sheer expressivity of his singing was a thing of wonder here.
Mulroy sang with consistently fine tone, phrasing and colour, not to mention exemplary clarity of diction…
He is ‘the most sought-after evangelist of his generation’. It is a big call, but to hear him sing there is no doubt. He is a cogent story-teller, with a radiant sound that just gets more ravishing as it gets higher. It is hard to imagine anyone singing it better.
With his contributions to the Britten works, tenor Nicholas Mulroy focused his acute interpretative gaze with particularly cogent results on the setting of Edith Sitwell's Still Falls the Rain.
Nicholas Mulroy is now an Evangelist of choice, dramatic yet never over-involved, engaged reporter rather than partisan witness.