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From the stout opening of the first movement with its martial tattoos to the graceful minuet and through the cheeky rondo-finale, Grand Harmonie’s interpretation was smart and playful.
— Jonathan Blumhofer, The Arts Fuse
 
 
The orchestra was tight and energetic, with Grand Harmonie’s period winds — wooden flutes, valveless brass, tangy reeds — providing especially brisk colors. (Where modern horns might smooth out harmonies, the four natural horns injected ear-opening fizz and funk.)
— Matthew Guerrieri, Boston Globe
 
Grand Harmonie has consistently explored repertories that are worth hearing but which are neglected by other performing organizations. It has done so in programs that are imaginatively constructed and compellingly played. Music-making of this quality and creativity does not easily earn large-scale corporate backing, but it deserves encouragement and support from anybody who cares about music that lies off the well-trodden paths followed by others.
— David Schulenberg, Boston Musical Intelligencer
 
 
It didn’t take long for Grand Harmonie to put its stamp on the three-hour production Thursday night...the 24-piece orchestra gave the Overture a raw, rustic flavor, with piquant winds and horns.
— Jeffrey Gantz, Boston Globe
The whole orchestra rose to the challenge of this irresistible work, playing with alert lyricism in the Adagio and offering, especially from the brasses and winds, an attractively meaty tone in the finale.
— Zachary Woolfe, New York Times
 
 
It was a treat...to hear the opening chords of the [Mozart Symphony no. 41] first movements played so dynamically that they positively bounced.
— Jonathan Blumhofer, The Arts Fuse

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