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Steven Kruger
Fanfare, September 2018

Matiakh is evocative enough in the slow movement, but her instincts are to stride on with things, in the finale not so much fast, but proudly.

Ariane Matiakh proves a good miniaturist. © 2018 Fanfare Read complete review

Roger Hecht
American Record Guide, September 2018

Ariane Matiakh’s warm, lyrical, somewhat lightweight reading catches Aus Italien’s Italian nature better than any I have heard. She seems to believe in the score, has a good grasp of its structure and ins and outs, and is at home with its operatic nature

Ariane Matiakh is a conductor to watch. Worth checking out is her recording of an interesting symphony by Johanna Doderer (May/June 2016, Newest). © 2018 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

Barry Forshaw
Classical CD Choice, June 2018

Strauss aficionados are well aware that this is a charming and winning piece, particularly when played as enthusiastically as it is here.

Conductor Ariane Matiakh draws excellent performances from the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. © 2018 Classical CD Choice Read complete review

John France
MusicWeb International, June 2018

I enjoyed the playing by Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester, Berlin and the conductor Ariane Matiakh. Both works are given satisfying performances.

This is an interesting CD release. I had never heard the Wolf-Ferrari before and was suitably impressed… © 2018 MusicWeb International Read complete review

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