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Natalie Piontek
Fanfare, March 2016

…Höskuldsson’s trills are stunningly even, his high Ds a thing of beauty. His playing is distinctly his own, different from any of today’s major solo and orchestral names…

I expect Solitude to be a controversial album among flutists. It is perfect, in all technical aspects. …Highly recommended. © 2016 Fanfare Read complete review



Brian Reinhart
MusicWeb International, November 2015

This CD is certainly adventurous, with four excellent pieces in diverse styles…

Sound quality is superb… Given how skilfully these two (McHale and Jóhannsson) players execute an interesting, varied program, it’s very easy to give this top recommendation. © 2015 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Mark Pullinger
Gramophone, November 2015

Höskuldsson has fine control across his range, but particularly in his gleaming upper register. The Presto energico finale, driven by Michael McHale’s tarantella-like moto perpetuo accompaniment, really dances. © 2015 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone




Todd Gorman
American Record Guide, November 2015

Höskuldsson…plays with a rich, rounded sound that he can deploy with delicacy or density as the writing demands.

…Michael McHale has done a surpassingly fine job with very demanding music. Any opportunity to hear him alone or with others is so worth pursuing that I hope you won’t neglect this opportunity. © 2015 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide





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