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Selection of Press Reviews from Concerts

Tour with Piotr Anderszewski (May 2017)

Neumarkter Publikum im Sturm erobert - Neumarkter Nachrichten
Piotr Anderszewski in der alten Oper - Frankfurter Rundschau
Ein Starpianist ganz am Dienst der Musik - Mittelbayerische Zeitung
Konzert als risikoreicher Balanceakt - Vorarlberger Nachrichten

Tour with Sir András Schiff

Les Leçons de musique d'András Schiff - Destimed
Schiff dirige Schiff - Il Giornale della Musica
Da Bach a Bartok - All about jazz (Bologna)

Tour with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Jean-Guihen Queyras (February 2017)

So setzt man die Musik unter Strom - Salzburger Nachrichten
Compte-rendu, concert - Classiquenews.com
Eveil d'impressions joyeuses - Le Blog de Jean-Pierre Rousseau
Haydn et Beethoven au paradis de l'Europe! - ClassicToulouse

Concerts with Thierry Fischer and Patricia Kopatchinskaja (May 2016)

Concerts with Sir Antonio Pappano and François Leleux (March 2016)

"Im Chamber Orchestra of Europe scheint er [Bernard Haitink] den idealen Klankörper seiner späten Jahre gefunden zu haben."

["In the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, he [Bernard Haitink] seems to have found the ideal ensemble for his late years."]

Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 26 November 2012


"Le Chamber Orchestra of Europe, la formation fétiche de Nikolaus Harnoncourt et Claudio Abbado"

[The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Claudio Abbado's all-time favorite ensemble"]

Télérama, 31 October 2012

"Vom ersten Moment an war er da, dieser magische Streicherklang des "Chamber Orchestra of Europe": höchst kultiviert, schlank, filigran - und von einer Homogenität, die ihresgleichen sucht."

["From the first moment, it was here, this magical sound from the strings of the "Chamber Orchestra of Europe": highly sophisticated, fine, delicate - and with an unparalleled homogeneity."]

Frankfurter Neue Presse, 20 April 2012

"Diesen klassisch ausgewogenen Klang hat nur das Chamber Orchestra of Europe. [...] Selten hört man die Sinfonia Concertante so geschlossen."

["Only the Chamber Orchestra of Europe can produce such a classically balanced sound.[...] Rarely has the Sinfonia Concertante ever been performed in such a unified way."]

Kölnische Rundschau, 6 December 2011

"Das Chamber Orchestra of Europe, zweifellos eines der künstlerisch profiliertesten Kammerorchester der Welt"

["The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, undoubtedly one of the artistically most distinguished chamber orchestras of the world"]

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 27 September 2011

“And thank goodness for the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and conductor Bernard Haitink, who were on such beautifully lucid, strong form in the 4th Symphony.”

The Daily Telegraph, 22 August 2011

“The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, considered to be the finest chamber orchestra in the world.”

Katie Derham, presenting the BBC Proms 2011 on BBC 2, 20 August 2011

“[...] in the intervening 30 years the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (COE) has become one of the most revered ensembles in the world, with 250 recordings to its name.”

The Times, 19 August 2011

“Since its inception in 1981, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe’s rise has been meteoric. Combining first class musicianship and a youthful spirit, the ensemble has forged an enviable reputation on the world’s many stages.”

Classic FM, part of the Great Orchestras of the World Series featuring the COE on 30 June 2011

“European Champions – The Chamber Orchestra of Europe has been a model for harmonious European relations for 30 years this year (and has produced around 60 children, as if to prove it)."

Classical Music Magazine, 18 June 2011

“Die Qualitäten der im Chamber Orchestra of Europe vereinten Musiker sind auch im dreißigsten Jahr des Ensembles außerordentlich.”

[“The qualities of the musicians gathered within the Chamber Orchestra of Europe are, even in the 30th year of this ensemble, extraordinary.”]

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 27 March 2011

“COE: un ensemble unique – Il illustre parfaitement ce que veut être le modèle européen: un rassemblement de musiciens des quatre coins de l’Europe pour former un ensemble unique, porteur d’un même message.”

[“COE: a unique ensemble – It is a perfect illustration of the European model: musicians from across Europe getting together to form a unique ensemble and all carrying the same message.”]

Le Bien Public, Arts et Loisirs section, 22 March 2011

“The best chamber orchestra in the world”

The Daily Telegraph, 27 April 2006