Partenope- Handel (Hampstead Garden Opera) – May 2019

However, in the cast I saw, there are also two blowaway performances from Francis Gush as Arsace and Anne-Sofie Soby Jensen as Eurimene/Rosmira. Gush’s countertenor voice is bell clear and beautiful, his every word beautifully sung…‘ –     The Stage (Tim Bano)

Francis Gush made a highly personable Arsace, singing with a lovely soft-grained voice and bringing a nice concentration to Arsace’s more serious arias. Gush made Arsace approachable yet entirely untrustworthy as he seemed incapable of understanding it was not OK to string two women along simultaneously.’ – Planet Hugill (Robert Hugill)

Her suitors all delivered, and Francis Gush admirably demonstrated the frailty, cowardice and inconsistencies of the lovestruck Arsace‘- HamandHigh (David Winskill)


The Duchess of Malfi – John Webber (The Royal Shakespeare Company) – 2018

Countertenor Francis Gush lends uncanny beauty to scenes of savagery‘ – Leamington Courier (Peter Ormerod)

Hauntingly sung alto‘ – The Times (Helen Maybanks)

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