Arts-Scène Diffusion

Tim Ashley, Gramophone, Juillet 2018

The latter work is played with bags of charm and considerable flamboyance by the Franco-Romanian Nemtanus, Deborah and Sarah, sweet if a bit lightweight in tone, exactingly precise in all those exposed bravura passages in parallel harmonies, and relishing the neo-Baroque flourishes with which Martinů peppers the score. There’s dash and verve in the opening movement, a slightly barbed elegance in the Moderato, where they vie with each other for the principal melody, and real exhilaration in the final sprint for home. Above all, they sound as if they’re really enjoying themselves with it. Lire l'article

Chris O'Reilly, Presto Classical, June 2018

The disc as a whole is another unmissable addition to the Martinů discography. Lire l'article complet

Richard Fairman, Financial Time, Avril 2018

Deborah and Sarah Nemtanu are the skittish violinists, Mari and Momo Kodama the battling pianists, and the viola soloist in the Rhapsody is Magali Demesse. Lawrence Foster, the conductor, never lets the Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille slacken. A triple portrait of a still-undervalued composer makes this a rewarding disc.

Norman Lebrecht, My Scena, Avril 2018

This jam-packed recording presents three of his most scintillating works. If they don’t convert you to Martinu, nothing will. (...)
The Nemtanus, a more athletic pair, capture an edgier eroticism, a whiff of danger in the game of love. Lire l'article complet