The Lindsays eclipse all comers in range of colour, vital, creative phrasing and emotional penetration.
They respond gleefully to the subversive comedy that pervades each of the three works –... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
…an absolute triumph. Miraculously honed intonation and perfect ensemble is matched throughout by an innate understanding of Haydn's mercurial and immensely varied musical language. Recorded... — BBC Music Magazine, Sptember 2009More…
Release Date: 28th Mar 2010
Catalogue No: HMC902030
Label: Harmonia Mundi
Length: 62 minutes
BBC Music Magazine Awards, 2010, Chamber Award Winner
The Mosaïques, at a rather slower tempo than usual, find in the themeand- variation finale of the G major Quartet, No 5, an unsuspected reflective tenderness.
The theme itself is played with... — Gramophone Classical Music Guide, 2010More…
amazing precision of intonation and articulation. Yet the piecing [sic] intensity of their virtually vibrato-less style, enhanced by the bright, resonant Hyperion recording, can sometimes weary... — BBC Music Magazine, September 2013, 3 out of 5 starsMore…
Release Date: 3rd Jun 2013
Catalogue No: CDA67955
Length: 2 hours 13 minutes
Gramophone Awards, 2014, Shortlisted - Chamber
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The playing has both warmth and refinement of detail and the readings are full of character. They never leave the impression that they are too studied or lacking in spontaneity; indeed, one often... — Penguin Guide, 2011 editionMore…
An all-pervasive aspect of the seven quartets, featured here in order of composition, is the ensemble's burning enthusiasm for the music, and the overpowering desire to convey a sense of discovery... — BBC Music Magazine, October 2005More…