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Audio Video Club of Atlanta
'...his reputation as a harpist with a demon technique has continued to grow.'
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AllMusic
4 Stars
'Magen plays cleanly and precisely, making every note fully audible, even at the softest dynamics, and he articulates inner details that could be missed among the sweeping glissandi and dense chordal passages…delightful.'
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The New York Times
'…Mr. Magen’s playing is always responsive and richly colored.'
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Harp Column
'We’re particularly excited about French Reflections…Even if you’ve heard these works a gazillion times, you owe it to yourself to hear them again as performed by Magen.'
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The Sunday Times
'pure enchantment...one may feel the poetic "mysteriousness" of the instrument is inseparable from sheer meatiness of technique.'
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BBC Radio Scotland 'Classics Unwrapped'
'This is lovely, French harp music…[Tournier’s] Sonatine is stunning. The last movement requires great virtuosity, but that’s not a problem for the player who’s been called a magician when it comes to playing the harp. Here is Sivan Magen…the star of the harp world…glorious, glorious music, beautifully played.'
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Sinfini Music
4 Stars
'Sivan Magen's latest album is a Francophone fantasy of virtuosity and sensuality, says Alexander Rider, who finds that elusive je ne sais quoi in this young harpist's refined performances.'
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Sivan Magen - French Reflections - Audiophile Audition


10 October 2015
Audiophile Audition
5 Stars

'A fine multichannel SACD of one of the most difficult solo instruments to record.'
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