BBC Music Magazine Disc of the month - January 2015
During preparations for their 25th anniversary in 2010, the ensemble recherche came to the conclusion that “There are no love songs anymore!” So they requested such pieces for the celebration from various composer friends.
This album has received following awards: Scherzo histórico (2009) Diapason d'Or, Diapason Magazine (2009)
Editor's Choice Gramophone Magazine October 2020 Editor's Choice Gramophone Magazine Critics' Choice 2020 BBC Music Magazine, December 2020, **** (Performance) / ***** (Recording) The Times Records of the Year 2020
On The Austrian Connection, pianist Sarah Beth Briggs traces an arc through three decades of compositional tradition from Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Schubert through to Hans Gál.
Gramophone Magazine September 2020 Recording of the Month BBC Music Magazine November 2020 *****