When four young soloists blend together to form such a unity as do the musicians of the Mariani Piano Quartet, then it is something very special. Occupying prominent positions in ensembles such as the Gewandhausorchester and the Berlin Philharmonic does not necessarily guarantee the sensitivity, blind understanding and desire to find one’s own interpretation that they show us in this GENUIN debut album entitled "Phantasy". This recording with piano quartets by Robert Schumann, Frank Bridge and Bohuslav Martinu is a mature production, the fire of which never denies the youthfulness of this ensemble, meanwhile showered with international prizes. A must for chamber music fans!
Repertoire ***** Sound **** Interpretation ****
Robert Nemecek - Ensemble magazine - December 2013/January 2014