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Press quotes

“Each piece was given a witty anecdotal introduction by a different member of Windscape. They speak as well as they play, and their remarks added to the charm of a very enjoyable program.”  The Washington Post

 

"If you didn't know the original, you might indeed take this for an original. The parts suit the winds that gratefully....David Jolly's first phrase in the Piano Quintet (Dvorak, A Major, Op.81) ravished me and led me to expect something more than what the transcription provided. Alan Kay contributes especially noteworthy moments throughout the [Dvorak E-flat, Op. 51] String Quartet. ...superior music-making all around. Highly recommended for chamber-music enthusiasts.”  ClassicalNet, January 2010

 

“Knowledgeable, musically impeccable and breathtakingly beautiful.”  Classical Voice of North Carolina

 

“I just wanted you to know how very much we enjoyed the recent performances of Windscape. As you know, booking a wind group was pretty daring for us, since the core of our series is string quartets with a few piano trios thrown in for variety. We couldn’t have chosen a better group than Windscape. Their musicianship was impeccable and the program a wonderful variety of serious, yet entertaining works – definitely music-making of the highest caliber.” Pat Zagelow Executive Director, Friends of Chamber Music, Portland, OR

 

“Windscape demonstrated exactly what you hope for in fulfilling chamber music: first-rate solo musicianship and standout ensemble work.” Palm Beach Daily Post

 

“The audience reaction was highly enthusiastic.”  Erie Daily Times

 

“The concert today was absolutely superb. The group established a warm rapport with our audience and it did not cool; CSMU begged for two encores... They clapped, they whistled, they ate it up. It was a wonderful, wonderful afternoon.”  Dorothy E. Deimel President, Chamber Music Society of Utica

 

“The audience loved it.”  Richmond Times-Dispatch

 

“A large audience at the Glenroy Auditorium thoroughly enjoyed the performance the performance. In addition to their superb musicianship, Windscape were gracious hosts, illustrating their performance with often humorous anecdotes of the life and times of the composers.” Dunedin Star, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

And this well-attended concert opened with Windscape giving a warm, mellow performance of Samuel Barber’s wonderful 10-minute “Summer Music” for wind quintet, capturing its wistful mood but enjoying every playful, elusive flight.   The New York Times