Röntgen: String Trios Nos. 1-4 – Vol. 1:

“… captivating discoveries, full of fresh and memorable thematic invention…”
“… performed here by the Lendvai String Trio with great energy and musical commitment.”

— BBC Music Magazine

“I defy anyone to come away from No 1 without a smile on their face”
“The Lendvai Trio’s enthusiasm for these works compels attention, and one can hear the broad grins on their faces as they played…”

— Gramophone Feb 2014

Röntgen: String Trios Nos. 5-8 – Vol 2:

“The Lendvai Trio once more acquit themselves with flying colours, their in-fectious enthusiasm consistently communicated.”

“As I said of Vol 1, ‘With beautifully clear, natural sound, listening to this disc is a delightful way to spend an hour’: so is Vol 2.”

— Gramophone November 2014

“The Lendvai’s playing is lucid, sweet, and well focused, displayed in a fine, clean recording.”
Fanfare magazine

“… the Lendvai players’ consummate feeling for pace and expressive re-straint….”
“… three outstanding champions [for Rontgen] in the musicians of the Lendvai Trio, whose performances exude clear care and affection for these previously unknown pieces.”

— International Record Review

Röntgen: String Trios Nos. 5-12 – Vol 2 and 3:

“On both recordings, the performances are excellent—fully into the spirit of the music—with rich recorded sound.”

— American Record Guide

Röntgen: String Trios Nos. 9-12 – Vol 3:

“Volume 3 of The Lendvai String Trio’s complete cycle of String Trios by Julius Röntgen for Champs Hill Records brings immensely rewarding performances that will bring delight to listeners”
“[The Lendvai Trio] bring a real sense of joy to this beguiling music with a finely blended texture of instrumental sounds…”

— The Classical Reviewer

“The balance between them is ideal, and the string tone very natural. From the sonic standpoint, conventional CDs featuring small string ensembles don’t get any better than this.”

— Classical Lost & Found

Performance Reviews

“… Full of charm… an abundance of wit… gentle and intense… the musicians shone. Throughout the fluidity of their phrasing and the way that they balanced the work’s Classical elegance and its emotional complexity were compelling…”

— The Strad, March 2008, Tim Homfray

“… The Lendvai trio has a deep well of energy… this was persuasive playing, technically of the highest order…”
— The Strad, October 2007, Tim Homfray

“… I’d pick up the Lendvai String Trio’s calling card… These are full-blooded, confident musicians…”
— The Times, January 2007, Geoff Brown

“… At once, the coherence of these players manifested itself… A superb performance…”
— Musical Opinion Magazine, March 2006

Press Cuttings

BBC Music Magazine 2014

Gramophone Feb 2014 – Rontgen Trios Vol1

International Record Review 2014

Vol 2 – Gramophone Review

MusicWeb International, Jonathan Woolf

Luister Magazine Article

Luister Review

Stereophile Magazine US, September 2013, John Marks

International Record Review, July/August 2013, Richard Whitehouse

Fanfare, May 2013, Phillip Scott

The Strad, October 2011, Julian Haylock

Destination Paris Gramophone Review

Haarlems Dagblad, Ynske Gunnin

The Guardian, June 2011, Fiona Maddocks

Volkskrant, Biëlla Lutmer

 

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