How many treasures still remain to be discovered from the epoch of the fin de siècle and the inter-war period? Even with composers whom one thinks one knows, one can still embark on an astonishing journey of discovery: for example, with the Romanian national composer George Enescu and with Gabriel Fauré, whose works for piano trio have now been tackled by the young Enescu Trio, winners of international prizes, in their first production for the GENUIN label. The ability of the three musicians to blend together in sound borders on the unreal; they become a large, single instrument, painting dreamlike and transcendent colours as contained in this music of an apparently timeless period.
""...The trio [Fauré’s is gloriously beautiful... The performance by Trio Enesco is blended and tonally seamless between the two string instruments and to some extent with the piano. The ambiance is at the same time bright and rich, and the performance glows with real magic... Enesco’s first Piano Trio (1916), discovered in 1965, is a jewel and a fitting mate to the Fauré... Genuin’s sound is excellent..."
Roger Hecht - American Record Guide - November/December 2014
"... A committed account, then, from a highly gifted ensemble which can assuredly hold its own with those now available ..."
Richard Whitehouse - International Record Review - December 2014