• "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