"Simon Hewett convincingly brought forth the magical harmonic transparency of the score"
Stuttgart Opera, La Bohème, 30 June 2014, Der Neue Merker Online
"The orchestra, under Hewett, played with pin-point accuaracy - uncovering the excess of desire, the humour and the depth of meaning behind every note"
Opera Australia, The Marriage of Figaro, artsHub, March 03, 2012
"Simon Hewett...a name one should take note of."
Hamburg State Opera, Orpheus, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, December 9, 2009
"...the transparent music making of the Hamburg Philharmonic under Simon Hewett brilliantly completed Neumeiers Orpheus evening - a danced hommage to the magic and power of music."
Hamburg State Opera, Orpheus, Kieler Nachrichten, December 8, 2009
"...particularly when the Hamburg Philharmonic play with such inspiration as on the evening of the premiere under Simon Hewett. He is a huge asset for the Hamburg Ballet."
Hamburg State Opera, Orpheus Hamburger Abendblatt, December 7, 2009
"...conductor Simon Hewett had good instincts for quick and insistent speeds."
Opera Australia, Cosi Fan Tutte Sydney Morning Herald, September 19, 2009
"...the conductor Simon Hewett enthusiastically brought out every nuance of this many sided work (Mendelssohn's 3rd Symphony)..."
Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung, February 2, 2009
"...a worthy and forceful interpretation of an enduring masterpiece."
Opera Australia, Otello Sydney Morning Herald, July 21, 2008
"...with Simon Hewett as conductor: fantastic..."
Baden Baden Festspielhaus, Parzival Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 27, 2006