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‘Long may he amuse and instruct! -Bradford Telegraph. ‘... beautiful playing’ - The Gramophone. ‘...The whole evening went off with such extremely infectious good humour that there was simply not a dull moment’ ‘Ongar Music Club. ‘...a wildly funny lecturer’ - West Sussex Times. ‘...his witty repartee and performance on every conceivable flute was brilliantly funny and brought the house down!’ - PAN, Journal of British Flute Society. ‘...sheer natural beauty of phrasing and tone’ -The Times, London. ‘This was an amazingly versatile and showman-like performance...he has taken the concept of variations to the absolute limits...’ ‘It’s essential to see and hear a performance to fully appreciate Trevor Wye’s skill and sheer musicality.‘- (PAN) 70th Birthday Concert, St John’s Smith Square London in 2005
‘A musician of great ability’.- New York Times, USA. ‘The performance was extraordinary.... a prodigious musicality as well as a consummate humorist’.- Waterloo Courier, Cedar Falls, USA.‘...Wye is a fantastic musician and magician in one!Nice Matin, France. ‘...a spectacular presentation of music, magic and humour’ -El Tiempo, Ecuador.‘...the performance was slick, highly musical and utterly hilarious - an uproariously comical evening....it was easy to overlook the great skill and musicianship involved Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany. ’A comic, musician and magician rolled into one. One of the wildest programs I’ve ever seen...a performance which defies description with flutes bursting into flames...not since Victor Borge have I experienced such a mind boggling blend of artistry and inspired nonsense Florida News Journal, USA. ‘..as well as demonstrating divine skill and and technique by changing instruments so rapidly, he had the audience in hysterics at various stages of the performance..’ South Australian Flute News. '...an inventive and virtuoso one-man show that has amused and delighted concert audiences throughout the world' Traversiere. The French Flute Society Journal in May 2005
‘This highly amusing version of The Carnival of Venice is brilliant, witty and outstanding in every way’ - Sir James Galway.
The countries and the number of times the Carnival Show has been performed:-
Alderney 1: Australia 14, Austria 2, Belgium 1, Bermuda 1, Brazil 1, Canada 3, Croatia 1, Czech Republic 1, Denmark 1, Ecuador 1, Finland 1, France 7, Germany 4, Great Britain 43, Greece 1, Guernsey 2, Hong Kong 2, Isle of Man 1, Italy 13, Japan 8, Jersey 2, South Korea 1, Mexico 2, The Netherlands 6, New Zealand 2, Norway 1, Peru 1; Poland 1, Portugal 2, Sark 1; Slovenia 2; Spain 2, Sudan 2, Sweden 2, Taiwan 4; Tasmania 1; Thailand 1; Trinidad 1; United States 23. Total: 164
Photos below by Carla Rees at BFS Convention, 2010