Arts-Scène Diffusion

The Strad, 2008

Emmanuelle Bertrand and Pascal Amoyel elicit a totally compelling narrative in the first movement. The ensuing Andante achieves a marvelous poetic lyricism that balances spontaneity with a tautly controlled sense of musical line, while the finale is dazzling and intense, and its forceful conclusion is delivered with captivating élan [...] This marvelous disc allows us to savour Grieg’s alluring harmonies to the full.