Reviews

"Sierra Ensemble does much more than define chamber music...they breathe life into every note for even the most casual listener." - Jan Bevan, Poet and Author

"I loved your energy, collaboration and more specifically your open minded attitude to modern music and my music." - Mert Kocadayi, composer, Ankara, Turkey

"...exceptionally beautiful artistry..." - New Music Center, San Francisco, CA

"...incredible control and technique..." - Music on the Hill, San Francisco, CA

"...glowing dexterity...a first class blend of sensitive Brahms...." - Pacifica Tribune

"Throughout the ebb and flow of Brahms [they] traveled from dark to light...Mr. Steiner on piano was glowing dexterity. And Ms. Lieberman on horn offered a first class blend of sensitive Brahms...." - Pacifica Tribune

"...[they] played in almost cathedral stride this song of worth by a composer who could change poetry to note....." - Jean Bartlett, Arts Correspondent, Pacifica Tribune

Full Review Text
".....Each instrument played like a clock that ticked the poetry of the day. It was a beautiful memory driven by the talent of three musicians of extraordinary skill. On the final movement "Finale – Allegro con brio" the darkness turns to violin and piano laughter and calming notes of worldly horn. Throughout the ebb and flow of Brahms travel from dark to light,.... Mr. Steiner on piano was glowing dexterity. And Ms. Lieberman on horn offered a first class blend of sensitive Brahms...."

".....Pacifica Tribune Review of The San Francisco Concerto Orchestra’s Competition for Musicians, January 22, 2006 at Sanchez Concert Hall, Pacifica By Jean Bartlett, Arts Correspondent

By Jean Bartlett, Arts Correspondent