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New CD – Matthews and Fauré (2017)

“Matthews composed the piece for Sara Trickey, and there’s no reason why this performance shoudn’t be considered definitive. Trickey and Daniel Tong really have the measure of Matthew’s musical language, finding an improvisatory quality in the Aria of 1986 and bringing an understated wit to the Romanza (2012) – written to prove that contemporary music can still say something meaningful in waltz time. These are natural, unforced performances, recorded in a clear acoustic that nicely captures the gleam of Trickey’s sound. In a crowded field, their account of Fauré’s A major Sonata holds up well enough too; there’s a to-ing and fro-ing between the pair and an engaging intimacy in the way Trickey’s lines are buoyed up by Tong’s marginally more assertive playing. But you’ll buy this for the David Matthews, and you’ll be glad you did” – The Gramophone

 

New Schubert CD (2014)

“Sara Trickey produces an elegant tonal quality with sensitive suppleness and subtle shading…..there is an abundance of charm in the players’ approach….. Trickey’s intonation and clarity are spotless throughout.” – The Strad

“The music on this CD makes for seventy minutes of sheer delight…Sara Trickey demonstrates a solid technique, consummate artistry, a wonderful sense of poetry, intelligent grasp of style and fine musicianship…” – MusicWeb International

“These are first rate players, and these readings are delightful and satisfying…” – American Record Guide

“Extraordinarily sympathetic Schubertian…” – The Gramophone

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