"Swinton is a terrific advocate." - BBC Music Magazine
"Mark Swinton plays faultlessly and with both charm and vigour." - Francis O'Gorman, Organists' Review
"The organ pieces ... allow Mark Swinton ample scope to display considerable talents and to reveal the fine qualities of the church's large and resourceful Nicholson organ." - Timothy Storey, Cathedral Music
"I do not know what quirk of ecclesiastic history or politics led to Coventry being the bishopric for Warwickshire but on this recording the choirs of St Mary's reach cathedral choir heights that are matched by both organists, Thomas Corns and Mark Swinton." - Steven Whitehead, Cross Rhythms
"Mark Swinton's excellent organ contributions showed us what he and Bach could accomplish together in an exciting vigorous performance of the Prelude and Fugue in G major." (Chantry Singers Concert Bach and Buxtehude) - Peter Lloyd Williams, Bath Chronicle
"Many congratulations on the really splendid lunchtime recital in the [Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall] last week. Your playing was, I thought, very musical and immaculate in execution. The Messiaen pieces were deliciously registered and you made the most of the organ." - Andrew Carter (composer)
"I was very impressed with Mark's performance and interpretation [of my Fifth Sonata.]" - Francis Jackson.
"On the organ, Kenneth Leighton's Veni Creator was given an expert outing by Mark Swinton, bold and extrovert. The final Rutter Clap Your Hands, full of life and high spirits, with a bravura organ flourish, sent everyone home with a smile." (Chantry Singers Concert Double Take) - Peter Lloyd Williams, Bath Chronicle.