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CD085:The C major quintet, with its majestic, infinitely subtle opening allegro and its sublime andante, has a good claim to be considered Mozart's instrumental masterpiece - greater, one might say (if such comparisons weren't odious) even than its companion from the spring of 1787, the passionate, feverish G minor. The C major receives a richly satisfying performance from the Allegri, under their leader of 28 years, Peter Carter, with the added advantage that the enigmatic minuet is placed second in the sequence of movements, not third (as current fashion would have it). The movements of the G minor - incisive, well paced, naturally expressive - is almost equally good. The Sunday Times November 2005

"...the shimmer and grace and intelligence of this ensemble is riveting". The Independent on Sunday, January 2004

"...the players reaching into the guts of the piece in a performance that compelled and terrified in equal measures" The Strad October 2002