In the Independent, Andy Gill writes about John's latest CD: "John Dowland's Lachrimae Pavans - the "Seaven teares", as he called them - grew out of the composer's "Flow my Tears", each pavan exploring further harmonic and contrapuntal possibilities...The recurrent themes...wield a compelling emotional momentum in these performances by John Holloway's ensemble, at once woeful and wonderful".
In the July issue of The Strad Magazine John speaks about a piece of music which is the "Mount Everest for any violinst": Bach's solo sonatas and partitas. Read more
"Hats off to John Holloway... His experience shows in remarkably distinctive ways. It isn't merely his command and his deep affinity for both his violin and the music. It is his sound: burnished by time, crystal-clear in the centre but faintly soft-edged; free, never forced... an essay in good taste."
From the CD "Pavans and Fantasies from the Age of Dowland." John Dowland: Lachrimae Antiquae
From the CD "Sonate concertate in stil moderno". Dario Castello: Sonata Settima I
From H. Berlioz: Duet "O mon cher fils". Bremen Philharmonic, conductor: John Holloway (7.12.2011)