Arts-Scène Diffusion

Helen Wallace, BBC Music Magazine, May 2013

[Bertrand] wears the piece lightly, dancing rather than carving through it, with a silvery line that can be ghostly or piercing but never gruff [...] her bright, neat staccato is effective even if climaxes lack heft [...] The BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Pascal Rophe, however, really does dance on hot coals and give the requisite blast [...] [the Moderato in A minor] has a haunting poetry and one can hardly imagine it better played ***