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Stephen Wright
American Record Guide, January 2016

Sound fits the music: a somewhat distant, blended perspective, honest piano-orchestra balance. The musicians play this unfamiliar music with authority. © 2016 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

Julian Haylock
BBC Music Magazine, November 2015

Anna Christensson captivates in the Grieg-influenced Mankell (her disc of his solo piano music is also worth-while) and captures Nystroem’s quick-fire stylistic chameleonisms with alacrity. © 2015 BBC Music Magazine

David Fanning
Gramophone, October 2015

fluent performance, decently recorded… © 2015 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone

Bob McQuiston
Classical Lost and Found, September 2015

The technical command, confidence and sensitivity with which [Christensson] plays makes a strong case for two works that have languished in obscurity far too long.

Not only that, the German Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic under conductor Roberto Paternostro provide consistently enthusiastic support. They wax romantic in the Mankell, and manifest a sharply etched neoclassical profile for the Nystroem. © 2015 Classical Lost and Found Read complete review

Stuart Sillitoe
MusicWeb International, September 2015

The performance in both concertos is…excellent. I came to know of Anna Christensson through her excellent recording of the solo piano music of Hilding Rosenberg, this led me to invest in recording of the solo piano works of Mankell. Here she shows she is equally adept in the larger-scale concerto as she is in the solo repertoire. The Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz are very spirited… © 2015 MusicWeb International Read complete review

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