||"A great story, complemented by a marvellous score, and brought to life
by a tightly-knit ensemble of performers, Fergus of Galloway makes for a
great night of new musical theatre" Broadway World, June 2014.
"New opera doesn’t get any better than Cunningham and McCall Smith’s The Okavango Macbeth, instantly accessible, incredibly melodic" The Public Reviews, August 2013.
"he has a real gift for genuine original melody – much rarer than you might think – and incorporates vigorous folk influences, blues and swing as well as tints of Debussy and Vaughan Williams in folk mode." BroadwayBaby.com, August 2012.
"His compositional style is quintessentially British in its liquid harmonies, well-nourished textures and frequent bouts of innocent wit. But most of all, his vital musical connection with his texts throw up a consistency of invention and imagination." Kenneth Walton, The Scotsman.
The photo shows Tom receiving the Herald Angel Award for A Tapestry of Many Threads, August 2012.
In December 2012, The Okavango Macbeth CD was one of the
Top 12 Classical CDs of 2012.
See also Tom's Facebook page.