Charming is the word for many of these works, especially the solo piano pieces by Müller, Eschmann, and Ernst. For those that enjoy salon music and Lieder, this disc holds great riches. Musicweb
Press reports from Zürich:
In the Mazurka by Müller, Kathron Sturrock plays with both brilliance and feeling.
The CD begins with a Mazurka by Fanny Hünerwadel's teacher, Alexander Müller, which Kathron Sturrock plays with beguiling charm. The piece is shot through with a virtuoso salon-music character, which epitomised the taste of the day. Equally delicious are the little studies by Johann Eschmann and Heinrich Ernst, which Kathron Sturrock interpreted with sensitivity.
The tenor Richard Edgar-Wilson, together with the pianist
Kathron Sturrock showed great empathy with the music...
The ‘Andante espressivo’ by Henri Vieuxtemps for violin and piano was performed by Sturrock and the violinist Jack Liebeck with great sensitivity to its tender nuances ...