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“...one of Canada’s most astonishing musical exports.”
       Raymond Tuttle | Fanfare: The Magazine for Serious Record Collectors


“musica intima is the ensemble you turn to when you want a luxurious ear bath and spiritual cleansing.”
       Raymond Tuttle | Fanfare: The Magazine for Serious Record Collectors


“one of North America’s best vocal ensembles”
       David Vernier | ClassicsToday.com


“the most exciting small choir in the land”
       John Fraser | National Post


“These singers make eye contact with their audience, creating an achingly intimate, holy moment in each performance. Their shows transform the venue into beauty’s own temple. Judge for yourself; this description isn’t hyperbole.”
       John Keillor | Georgia Straight


“It is believed that Claudio Monteverdi wrote most of his operas and sacred choral music for singers of great virtuosity. If this is so, it is difficult to imagine that he had at his command singers any more virtuosic than the 12 members of the Vancouver-based and conductorless choral ensemble known as musica intima.”
       Douglas Hughes | Georgia Straight


“Each voice in Vancouver’s youngest professional vocal ensemble is a hand-blown ornament streaked with gold.”
       Tara Wohlberg | Globe & Mail


“In a concert full of gorgeous choral moments, the most exquisite was by the 12-voice, conductor-less choir, musica intima. Its refined sonic purity … was breathtaking”
       Robert Jordan | Vancouver Courier


“… they’ve distinguished themselves with their fresh, youthful tone, unanimity and expression, not to mention a raft of awards since forming in 1992.”
       Lloyd Dykk | Vancouver Sun


“… the evening reached its height of musical distinction in the unaccompanied work of musica intima … it was enough to draw merited bravos from a well-rewarded audience.”
       William Littler | Toronto Star