“ outstanding disc which I have heard with great pleasure. The five players are all very good and they play with fire and passion. These performances are what one could call ‘gestural’, with much attention to detail and showing a thorough understanding of the rhetorical character of baroque music. This is how Telemann’s chamber music should be played. I certainly hope to hear more from the Ensemble Meridiana in the near future.” musica Dei donum, Johan van Veen 02/04/2012


La Liberté 1/06/2011

La Liberté, Marie Alix Pleines –  juin 2011

“…This is one of the most impressive debut CD s that I have ever heard.” Early Music Review, Andrew Benson – Wilson 01/06/2011

“…had me dancing round the kitchen as I emptied the dishwasher.” Early Music Review, Victoria Helby 01/06/2011

“…60 minutes of sheer delight.” MusicWeb International, Brian Wilson 27/05/2011

“…similarly eclectic Ensemble Meridiana, … The four “Trios” are particularly impressive, providing the highlights of this sparkling Linn recital.” Droitwich Spa Advertiser, Kevin Bryan 10/05/2011

“Judging by their publicity photographs, which generously adorn the liner notes, they are a thoroughly young and glamorous lot. They also play like angels…” Southern California Early Music Society, Laurence Vittes 06/05/2011

“…some bravura playing … the players show an exciting sense of ensemble that doesn’t crimp their expression as individuals. May we hear more from this wonderful new group!” Audio Video Club of Atlanta, Phil Muse 01/05/2011

“…shaped in an elastic and transparent way…interpreted with character…presented with care and loving attention. The public thanked the Ensemble with big applause.”
Basellandschaftliche Zeitung

“An exemplary active continuo could be heard at the young Ensemble Meridiana…the upper voices ornamented pleasingly, played well together and shaped the music in an exciting and very transparent way.”

“The extremely involved young musicians managed masterly to combine their perfectly commanded playing with the versatile musical elements and their personal expression, and to transmit this to the public.”
Waldeckische Landeszeitung

“Along with it’s “Concertieren” in the baroque manner, the ensemble proved that it is easily capable of combining solo-passages with the tutti-playing of all instruments.”
Waldeckische Landeszeitung

“The Ensemble Meridiana appeared as a new star on the festival sky.”
Pressemitteilung 22. Arolser Barock-Festspiele
May 2007

“Five musicians from five countries, who won the first prize and the public prize experienced most encouragement. A first success for the young ensemble Meridiana, that sounds with early music in it’s way as lively as Tokio Hotel. ” (!)
Süddeutsche Zeitung