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Paul L Althouse
American Record Guide, July 2016

These are excellent readings of the Brahms trios, warm and expressive. The playing is rich and full without sounding over-projected, and all the tempos are in the conventional range. © 2016 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide



Jerry Dubins
Fanfare, July 2016

…Uri Vardi, in particular, makes a gorgeously rich sound, intoning the opening theme of the B-Major Trio with seductive allure. Violinist David Perry also plays with silky smooth tone, and pianist Paulina Zamora, considerately, I presume, tends to underplay her part so as not to drown out the two string players. © 2016 Fanfare Read complete review



Donald Rosenberg
Gramophone, April 2016

Jenny Kallick’s booklet-notes for this recording of the three Brahms trios for piano, violin and cello are as elegant and insightful as the performances themselves.

Balances are superb, not always a given when it comes to the cello in the genre of the trio, and the musicians apply tonal beauty to everything they touch. In all, a wonderful release. © 2016 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone



Phil Muse
Audio Video Club of Atlanta, March 2016

…I find this work easier to admire than love, it has its adherents. Perry, Vardi, and Zamora show us why in a performance that keeps us continually engaged as listeners. © 2016 Audio Video Club of Atlanta Read complete review



Lisa Flynn
WFMT (Chicago), January 2016

In a sense, all three of Johannes Brahms’ piano trios can be considered among his late-period chamber works. While the Trio No 1 in B Major is a work from the composer’s early years (1854), he revised it extensively in 1890—and it is this reworked version that we usually hear in concert and on record. The second and third trios date respectively from 1882 and 1886. In this recording, Delos adds to its critically acclaimed series of Brahms’ finest chamber works. © 2016 WFMT (Chicago)





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