Roy Carter Oboe Reeds

‘Roy Carter’s was a performance of stamina as much as of intellectual and imaginative virtuosity…’ – The Times

‘His breath control seems effortless, intonation is spot-on, and the tone is creamily cultivated and beautifully sustained.’ – Terry Blain, Classic CD

‘Seamless… Roy Carter’s oboe was a precious ornament in all the music.’ – David Murray, Financial Times

‘… its oboist, Roy Carter, proved to be a marvelous player… Carter used a sweet and supple tone, projecting a sound perfect for this concerto.’ – Frederick Kaimann, The Florida News-Journal

‘[Roy] brought such elegance and expression to the work – it drew everyone in... it had been years – since Stohzy, Monteux, Koussevitsky , that they had heard such a sensitive chamber-music-like performance.’ – Michael Tilson Thomas

‘[Dominic Muldowney’s Oboe Concerto] seemed a gift for its exponent here, Roy Carter, the LSO’s principal oboe.’- Meirion Bowen, The Guardian

 ‘Roy Carter’s oboe had a delicious piquancy…’ – The Daily Telegraph

‘Keeping out of the way seemed the best approach [for the conductor] in Mozart’s Oboe Concerto, given a fresh, unshowy performance by the LSO’s principal oboe, Roy Carter.’ – Annette Morreau, The Independent

‘A trio played with immense majesty... [in] Roy Carter’s haunting performance of Britten’s Metamorphosen.’ – Patrick Williams, The Daily Telegraph

‘Beautifully inflected, languorous solo playing…’ – The Times

 ‘…only Carter gave his part real personality.’ – Brian Hunt, The Daily Telegraph