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Scherzo (Spain) - April 2024

Ana García Urcola

"The album is absolutely delightful and the duo demonstrates a mastery of sound, of the pedal, of the transitions between one and the other, of the attacks, of the dosage of dynamics and of the tonal timbre. What a pleasure to listen to Bizet's Jeux d'enfants interpreted with such subtlety, or Debussy's Petite suite, with such grace and delicacy. We could not miss the essential and precious Dolly suite by Fauré (brilliant and full of sunshine that Pas espagnol) nor, of course, Ma mèrel'Oye in a version that does not pretend to emulate the orchestral version, but explores the timbre possibilities of the piano to its last corners providing a renewed and colorful vision (fantastic those Entretiens de la Belle et la Bête) with a masterful use of the pedal. A very interesting work by the little known Louis Aubert (...) closes this little jewel."

Fono Forum (Germany) - April 2024

Gregor Willmes

"An album that puts you in a good mood (...) And when they are interpreted as virtuosically and with as much tonal sophistication as here, the little character pieces turn out to be great art. Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle have the right lightness for this repertoire, layering wonderful harmonies on top of each other, against which delicate melodies emerge. The cantabile quality of their playing is impressive. Melancholic echoes never become sentimental. (...) A real enrichment of the repertoire!" (France) - March 2024

Hannah Starman

"a moment of pure joy (...) Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle defend this unique repertoire with rare talent and energy (...) Berlinskaya and Ancelle give us these two readings. They are both children who squabble, exchange winks and touch hands, and demanding musicians attentive to every detail of this work of musical goldsmithery. (...) A brilliant burst of laughter in music, perfectly executed by the impeccably coordinated duo (...) A delight!"

Classykeo (France) - March 2024

José Pons

"The artistic and human bond between Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle seems ideal. The energy of the latter is matched by the delicacy of the former, both at the service of a technique that is certainly highly mastered, but always imbued with poetry and sensitivity."

Classica (France) - March 2024

Michel Le Naour

CHOC de Classica
"The liveliness of tone and mischievousness not devoid of humor, the airy fluidity, the homogeneity of timbre, the poetic tenderness and voluptuousness testify to a constantly awakening imagination (...) The inventiveness that prevails throughout this musical journey straddling the worlds of children and adults is a constant source of wonder."

France Inter - March 2024

Stéphane Capron

Interview of the Duo in France's biggest morning show

France Musique - March 2024

Clément Rochefort

Ludmila Berlinskaya & Arthur Ancelle perform live in "Générations France Musique"

France Musique - March 2024

Aurélie Moreau

"genius, brilliant, fabulous, magnificent" duo: Aurelie Moreau has no shortage of superlatives to describe the Berlinskaya - Ancelle duo in her program "Stars du Classique".

Les Échos (France) - March 2024

Philippe Venturini

"The duo of Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle move through this tender, naive universe with unmistakable grace, an acute sense of narrative, a delicate touch at all times, and an ad hoc sense of humor."

Diapason (France) - February 2024

Jérôme Bastianelli

5 Diapasons
"a rejuvenating cure and a lesson in beautiful piano playing"

Concertclassic (France) - February 2024

Frédéric Hutman

Interview of the duo regarding the new album "Passage Secret"

Artamag (France) - February 2024

Jean-Charles Hoffelé

"my favorite piano duo (...) The alternately trumpeting and tender mischief of Jeux d'enfants, the very Île-de-France whimsy of Petite suite (...) the tenderness of Dolly and the irresistible drive of her Pas espagnol, so brilliantly flown here, Louis Aubert's rare Feuille d'Images, full of otherworldly sound, (...) all of them, however formidable, must take a back seat to their Ma mère l'Oye, that Pavane de la Belle bois dormant so sad, that Petit Poucet turning back so quickly, these grand theatrical Pagodes with a mystery at their center, this dreamlike Garden, all setting this lightly touched waltz of Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête, noble and sentimental just as it should be."

Musiq3 (Belgium) - February 2024

Pierre Solot

"Passage Secret" is the "Musical Choice" of Belgian radio Musiq3
"Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle, a duo of lovers, enchant these famous cycles of French music (Bizet's Jeux d'enfants, Debussy's Petite Suite, Ravel's Ma mère l'Oye and Gabriel Fauré's Dolly) with a perfect fusion of their playing. [...] This is what Ludmila Berlinskaya and Arthur Ancelle reveal to us, an orchestra with a thousand spurts, but also a piano that tells, that tells the stories of a boat, a spinning top, Laideronnette or Dolly's Garden, as a mother would tell them, at the edge of bed, before giving in to the mists of sleep"

France Musique - February 2024

Jean-Baptiste Urbain

The duo are guests on France Musique's Matinale to mark the release of "Passage Secret"

Mediapart (France) - February 2024

Frédérick Casadesus

"Modulations, note play, love: on stage and off, Ancelle and Berlinskaya live happily ever after, to our great delight."

RCF (France) - February 2024

Presentation of "Passage Secret" on French Radio RCF

Radio Classique (France) - February 2024

Laure Mézan

Interview of the duo by Laure Mézan for Le Journal du Classique about "Passage Secret"

L'Obs (France) - February 2024

Philippe Cassard

"The sharpest piano duo of our time, Ludmila Berlinskaya & Arthur Ancelle, succeeds in making us forget individualities by creating a melting, delicate sound from which colors burst forth in profusion, radiating and instantly capturing the listener. All the four-hand masterpieces of French music are here, magnified as rarely before."

Radio Vinci Autoroutes (France) - February 2024

Charlotte Latour

Charlotte Latour interviews Ludmila & Arthur about their latest album : "Passage Secret"

Ondes Sensibles (France) - January 2024

Frédéric Hutman

Interview of the duo by Frédéric Hutman about "Passage Secret"