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Behind Closed Doors (Album)

‘The performances by this accomplished ensemble are polished and invigorating. Chandler’s solo violin playing is articulate, warm toned and communicative … a rewarding issue.’

Nicholas Anderson, BBC Music Magazine, Double 5 star review, December 2021

‘La Serenissima has established a deserved reputation as one of the most imaginative interpreters of 18th century Venetian music around. Its standing as an outstanding live band has been reinforced by a sequence of exceptional discs which prior to Covid-19 had created inexorable momentum for the group. The resultant inertia for any ensemble could easily have proved fatal. … The variety of Brescianello’s invention and the quality of the playing provide seventy minutes of pure listening pleasure. It’s a disc to savour piece by piece, not one to be relegated to background listening. Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello’s catalogue may be modest in size but the selections here achieve a consistently high quality. I certainly hope that Signum don’t delay too long in sharing the next instalment.’

Richard Hanlon, Music Web International, December 2021