Grant's music is full of engaging and humourous ideas. Easy to listen to but yet rewarding, this music has purpose, direction and serves a dramatic function - John Allison - Opera magazine

Grant’s instrumental score is endlessly inventive - Keith Powers - Classical Voice North America

Julian Grant has theatrical nous, and a keen sense of comic timing, which is a rare gift for a composer - Michael White - Independent on Sunday

All the flair for unfolding plot and narrative to be expected from this gifted musical dramatist - Nicholas Williams - The Independent

Julian Grant's score is fluent, copious and thoroughly musical; its technique is assured - Robin Holloway - The Spectator

Tuneful, sharp-witted music held a captive audience to the end - Robert Maycock - The Independent

His music has a cracking vitality - vocal lines are generously phrased - Rupert Christiansen - The Independent

Delightfully attractive music - Michael Kennedy - Sunday Telegraph

An abyss of ear- shattering triviality - Robert Henderson - The Telegraph

This was certainly a score I would like to hear again - surely the acid test of any new work - Graeme Feggetter - Opera Magazine