"I liked the excitement; I didn't like the notes."
"The tenors were not fully unanimous there."
“Good first note, sopranos”
“I think all the notes were there, tenors – together with a few others”
“Well the first chord was good – except for the tuning, which was fairly rancid”
“Valiant effort, tenors!”
“Sopranos – a really good sound tonight. I mean, if you had just a little more confidence and were a little more in tune and had a few more people...”
“It’s absolutely impossible to be miserable when singing this – although some of you look as if you are managing to.”
“Very good, sopranos – just a bit flat and dragging a bit behind”
“It’ll do – for a rehearsal”
"That was the right note - only a quaver late."
"That was one of the most reasonable chords I've heard from you for a long time."
"It wasn't accurate, but it was enthusiastic."