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Impulse Music

"Sarah Francis plays here with intense ardour, while elsewhere her dance derived movements have fresh springy rhythms. Equally enticing is the triple concerto for flute, oboe d'amore and viola d'amore."
TELEMANN Concertos for oboe and oboe d'amore; Triple concerto for flute, oboe d'amore and viola d'amore
BBC Music Magazine

"Brilliantly played by Sarah Francis, its dedicatee, 'Ariadne' proved one of the best scores ever to have emerged from Cheltenham."
The Sunday Times

"I find it nearly impossible to believe that the Albinoni concertos could be given more musical readings than these."
ALBINONI Oboe Concertos - American Record Guide

"Sarah Francis has already recorded oboe concertos by Telemann and she is a superb baroque oboist, at the same time directing the members of the London Harpsichord Ensemble with spirit and finesse. Miss Francis's playing is memorable both for her appealing timbre and her sensitive, lyrical phrasing, where she varies her vibrato with the utmost subtlety. A collection which easily leads the field."
****HANDEL Oboe Concertos and Sonatas
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs


"One of the most magical discs of Britten yet made"

BRITTEN Music for Oboe - Fanfare

"Francis is excellent in the delightful Oboe Quartet"

BBC Music Magazine

"Sarah Francis has already given us distinguished performances of oboe concertos by Handel and Telemann. Here she turns to Mozart with equal elegance. The closing Rondo is particularly engaging."

***MOZART / KROMMER Oboe Concertos
The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs