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Dominy Clements
MusicWeb International, July 2017

The powerfully emotive Piano Concerto receives a forceful and convincing account from the musicians here. Garrick Ohlsson is one of the giants amongst today’s circuit of piano soloists, and he performs this demanding part as naturally as water flowing through a mountain stream. The orchestra also delivers with passion and skilled conviction, and in its own right this is a recording that would seem to challenge all comers.

While we’re dealing with piano works, the Paganini Variations appears here in its piano duo rather than piano and orchestra version, superbly performed by the Lutosławski piano duo. Their irrepressible rhythmic power and sparkle is stunning…

…this is a fascinating and well produced programme of Lutaslowski’s concertos with extras. © 2017 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Scott Noriega
Fanfare, September 2014

…if you’ve been collecting this series thus far, then please continue to do so; if not, then this would be a great release to get one started. This is the music of our day, and there is hardly a music which works on so many different levels at the same time as well as does this music—it is lyrical, it is tempestuous, it is ironic, and it will put a smile on your face. What more could one ask? © 2014 Fanfare Read complete review




David W. Moore
American Record Guide, September 2014

The present performance [of the cello concerto]…gives us a great emotional contrast and more colorful tone quality in both orchestra and soloist than I have heard before. The sound quality of the present recording is outstanding for its natural resonance and balances…I have seldom heard as effective a blend between players as this. © 2014 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide





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