“…the sound of Helen Whitaker’s pastoral flute drifting up as I look out over the English Channel from the Fort’s highest slopes is a sublime experience in itself.” – The Quietus. Read the full review here: http://thequietus.com/articles/16277-festival-report-fort-process
“I loved your Youtube video where you play my “La Múchica”. Really beautiful sound…” – Diego Luzuriaga on my performance of his work. 2012.
“The highlight came with ‘This Phantom Life’, which began with a flute solo that sounded stunning live” – review of The Leisure Society, 2nd March 2012: http://www.redbrickpaper.co.uk/2012/03/live-review-the-leisure-society/
“Helen Whitaker’s eerie flute” – 4* review in the Guardian (May 2011) – http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/may/04/the-leisure-society-review
“…Helen Whitaker’s delicate flute solo” – 4* review of TLS and The Heritage Orchestra at the Barbican, December 2011: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/the-leisure-society–heritage-orchestra-barbican-london-45-6274685.html
“The song craft and instrument interaction throughout… is excellent. Instruments call, instruments respond. Each chorus a joy to behold as flute and violin take turns to sing to each other before joining together to lead into the verse.” Review of TLS: http://www.leedsstudent.org/2011-05-13/ls2/music/gig-review-the-leisure-society