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Lynn René Bayley
Fanfare, September 2014

In the hands of Jacoby and Marriner, the music seems to both flow and float simultaneously. Everything just sounds natural.

…this is Mozart playing on a par with such greats as Rosenberg, Haskil, and Fischer, and we should consider ourselves lucky that Jacoby is active in our lifetime. © 2014 Fanfare Read complete review



Harriet Smith
Gramophone, July 2014

Ingrid Jacoby pairs two of Mozart’s most delectable concertos on her new disc…she displays a wonderful clarity of fingerwork…

Marriner is an ever-attentive partner, coaxing much characterful playing from the ASMF…The recorded quality is pleasingly natural… © 2014 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone



Phil Muse
Audio Video Club of Atlanta, June 2014

…pianist Ingrid Jacoby and Neville Marriner, directing the Academy of St Martin’s in the Fields, show a remarkable degree of mutual rapport, as demonstrated by their perfect intonation, ravishing tone production, and an absolutely perfect sense of time values and pacing. That rapport is essential, considering that the object in question is Mozart. And not just Mozart, mind you, but two of his most beautiful and quirkily structured piano concertos, with a concert rondo that doesn’t always behave in a subservient way. © 2014 Audio Video Club of Atlanta Read complete review



Infodad.com, May 2014

The piano may be inappropriate for Bach…but it was Mozart’s instrument of choice, and a new Ingrid Jacoby recording of Concertos Nos 14 and 27 displays the instrument to fine effect. Light and limpid, Jacoby’s performances for ICA Classics show understanding and sensitivity, bringing forth both the grandeur and the lightness of No 14 and the Olympian majesty of No 27…The Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Sir Neville Marriner provides excellent support, and the Concert Rondo that rounds out the CD makes for a lovely conclusion that is more than a throwaway encore… © 2014 Infodad.com Read complete review




Mary Kunz Goldman
The Buffalo News, April 2014

These are straightforward, polished, conservative performances no one can argue with. Jacoby plays these beautiful concertos straight and with impressive precision. The sound is rich and warm. © 2014 The Buffalo News Read complete review



Classic FM, March 2014

Sir Neville Marriner’s 90th birthday celebrations are boosted with this exciting new recording in which the legendary conductor is joined by the acclaimed pianist Ingrid Jacoby and the ensemble that Sir Neville founded—the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Mozart’s Piano Concertos Nos 14 and 27 make up the majority of the album with the added bonus of Mozart’s Concert Rondo, and Jacoby performs all of them with superlative technical skill, tremendous energy and intelligence.

Sir Neville and the Academy provide spritely and vivid accompaniment… © 2014 Classic FM Read complete review





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