Reviews (R) & Interviews (I)
The archive will be back shortly by 24 Nov 2021.
jp - 01 NOV 2021 -R- « Record Geijutsu », Selection of the Month - for CD Bach
fr-3-3-3-3-4 15 OCT 2021 -I- «Journal de l'Ajoie»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 15 JUN 2021 -I- «Freiburger Nachrichten», U. Speicher
fr-3-3-3-3-4 15 MAR 2021 -R- «Crescendo Magazine» 10 out of 10!
fr-3-3-3-3-4 01 FEB 2021 -R- «Scènes Magazine» A deep rendition, from the first note to the last.
fr-3-3-3-3-4 22 JAN 2021 -R- «Musikzen» Music for the music
fr-3-3-3-3-4 - 16 DEC 2020 -I- «24 heures» Rachel Kolly imposes herself and disappears in front of Bach
fr-3-3-3-3-4 - 22 NOV 2020 -R- «Musique Classique Mag»
fr-3-3-3-3-4 - 06 NOV 2020 -I- «Heidi.News» Firy energy and passion
fr-3-3-3-3-4 - 26 JUN 2020 -I- «L'écho des pavanes» Interview for Radio Espace 2
images-3-3-3-3 - 16 OCT 2018 -R- «FanFare» R. Markov "she is without question one of the two or three best violinists of her generation!"
images-3-3-3-3-2 - 16 AUG 2018 -R- «The Press» Majestic!
images-3-3-3-3-3 - 01 DEC 2017 -R- «BBC Mag» 4 **** D'Alba's tonal sumptuousness!
fr-3-3-3-3-4 - 27 NOV 2017 -R- «PH+ARTS" P. Hugli "Remarkable duo. Intelligent, deep, warm."
fr-3-3-3-3-2 - 01 NOV 2017 -R- "Diapason" 5***** J.M. Molkhou "On this CD, Kolly d'Alba rivals the best inspired versions by Heifetz and Kogan"
"Without doubt the most captivating rendition since the incomparable recording by Ferras/Barbizet in 1965."
fr-3-3-3-3-4-2 - 27 OCT 2017 -R- «Radio Swiss Classic» A. Scherrer "Just as strong a personality today as she was 17 years ago"
fr-3-3-3-3-3 - 24 OCT 2017 -R- «Bertrand Ferrier» "Such line and coherence in her playing!"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 15 OCT 2017 -R- «Pizzicato Mag», U. Krusch: Supersonic Award - «Extraordinarily played!»
fr-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 21 SEP 2017 -R- «La Liberté» "Carnal and feverish playing"
images-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 30 AUG 2017 -R- «Yorkshire Post» : "I doubt I will ever encounter another performance that so absolutely captured the ardour and beauty of this gorgeous score."
fr-3-3-3-3 - 30 AUG 2017 -R- «Classica» "Expressive, and flowing. Her violin is like live embers."
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 01 JUN 2016 -R- «L'omnibus» "She sings with her violin like no-one else"
es - 26 FEB 2016 -R- «Pantalla Sonora », J.J Roldan « sensitive and incredible artist »
es-2 - 26 FEB 2016 -R- «ABC Sevilla », L. Lopez: "A musical tour de force by the Swiss violinist"
es-3 - 26 FEB 2016 -R- «Diario di Sevilla », P. Vayon: « full of temperament and ardent violinist »
images-3-3-3-3-4 - 16 AUG 2015 -R- "FanFare» A. Corleonis "empurpled aural temperament!"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 14 APR 2015 -R- «Klassik.com», M. Einenkel «full of temperament and very emotional»
it-2 - 10 MAR 2015 -R-«Voceditalia» « intense musicians! »
it-3 02 MAR 2015 -R- «Corriere della Sera» L. Bellingardi: « Superb Success! »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 31 JAN 2015 -R- «La Liberté» E. Haas « Fascinating. She plays as if her life depended on it »
it-3-2 06 SEP 2014 -R- «Giornale di Vicenza» « enthralling violin! »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 25 JUL 2014 -R- «Sud Ouest» S. Vierge  «Dazzling Rachel».
images-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 10 JUL 2014 -R- « Musical Opinion» : Wigmore Hall debut: «Impressive »
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 10 APR 2014 -R- «  Irish Times» Townsend« the best Franck I heard »
« It seems as if her red inflamed hair was a confession about how her music will shine and burn.»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3 - 16 OCT 2013 -R- «Ruhrnachrichten" Ulrich Coppel: « this girl is a natural phenomenon of exceptional and irresistible character»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 14 OCT 2013 -R- «WA.de», Asz: «breathtaking»
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 03 MAY 2013  -R- « FanFare » R. MaxhamIn design and execution, this performance goes beyond the early recordings of Stern and Francescatti, and even Kremer. »
it-3-3 02 APR 2013 -R- «GBOpera.it» « Bernstein’s Serenade with d’Alba: the best piece tonight! »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 01 MAR 2013 -R- «Das Orchester», W. Birtel: «Highly Emotional»
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 01 MAR 2013 -R- «Echo Mag» J. Borel  « Exceptional Aplomb. Melancholy and Euphoria».
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 01 MAR 2013 -R- « BBC Magazine » J. Haylock5***** « She is one of the gifted few who lives through the music… »
es-3-2 - 22 FEB 2013 -R- «Pantalla Sonora », C. V. Williams: « indomitable and extreme beauty in all musical details »
it-3-3-2 11 FEB 2013 -R- «Cronache Maceratesi» « impassioned, Kolly d’Alba & Chamorel conquered the audience »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 01 JAN 2013 -R- «Diapason» J.M. Molkhou: 5 *****  « She takes all the risks and is in the line of the best ».
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 12 DEC 2012 -R- «MünsterscheZietung», U. Coppel: "we will hear from her a lot in the future!"
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 01 DEC 2012 -R- «Pizzicato» R. Franck: « Bonheur! Bernstein has never been played as beautifully» Supersonic award 2012, best CD of the month.
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 01 DEC 2012 -R- «Gramophone» A. Edwards« she brings all the characters to life. Expressively captured by her. Accomplishment. »
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 01 DEC 2012 -R- «International Record Review» A. Morris: «She trumps other versions. Terrific Bernstein’s Performance»
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 25 NOV 2012 -R- « thepublicreviews.com » «It becomes clear why Ms Kolly d’Alba has become so highly regarded for her passionate approach to the violin»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 11 NOV 2012 -R- «Sonntagzeitung», K.LK: «mighty! Her flaming speech also never puts out of her sight the seriousness of the matter.
it-3-3-3 04 NOV 2012 -R- «QUOTIDIANO NAZIONALE» « Bernstein in Firenze: rich in colors and Intensively expressive »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 27 OCT 2012 -R- «La Liberté» « Deep and Glamour! A Luxury to have Axelrod conducting: their collaboration is a success »
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 15 SEP 2012 -R- « Chicago Tribune » : A.Artner «Swiss violinist made a sensational Chicago Debut. Art nouveau for the ear»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 13 SEP 2012 -R- «NZZ», T. Schacher: « We can feel in each note that the soloist identifies herself with the work»
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 02 AUG 2012 -R- « Nice Matin» «Best soloist in years playing in the Palais de l’Europe in Menton Festival »
es-3-3 01 APR 2012 -R-  «Scherzo », C. V. Williams: « recording confirming the class of Rachel. Ease and grace »
it-3-3-3-2 23 JAN 2012 -R- «Classic Voice», 5 ***** « She is able to exalt the musical meaning of the piece »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 23 JAN 2012 -R- «Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung», J. Brachmann: « with fervor and mysteries »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 23 JAN 2012 -R- «Neue Luzerner Zeitung», 5* : Hönle « it doesn't need much talent to know that she will have a bright future »
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 01 DEC 2011-R- « Strad Magazine» recommends: J. Haylock «Her electrifying intensity feels like a throwback in the golden age of music»
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 01 DEC 2011 -R- « All music.com» M. Brownell «beautifully shaped, long, flowing lines and sensitive, careful application of dynamics»
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 01 DEC 2011 -R- « Revue musicale de Suisse Romande» «She can do everything! »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 25 NOV 2011 -R- «Codex Flores», W.M. « More sensitive and alive than Mrs Fischer Version »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 24 NOV 2011 -R- «Crescendo Mag», U.S. « Big and true musical talent! »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 24 NOV 2011 -R- «Berner Zeitung» O. Meier «full of power, deeply moving urgency »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 09 NOV 2011 -R- « Staccato », A. Cavro: She is extraordinary. Exactness, intention, subtlety. I am moved, taken. »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 01 NOV 2011 -R- « Pizzicato », R. Franck: Supersonic award for best CD « the deepest interpretation of Chausson ever! »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 28 OCT 2011 -R- « Riviera Magazine », Ch. Guhl « She plays with emotions, sensitivity and accuracy»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 -24 OCT 2011 -R- «Concerti.de» V. Tarnow « moving vibrato. Outstanding Saint-Saëns performance »
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 22 OCT 2011 -R- « Hear the world magazine» «her literal passion is hard to forget»
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 10 OCT 2011 -R- « PH+Arts » P. Hugli « What a musician! »
images-3-3-2 06 OCT 2011 -R- «Classic FM Mag», J. Haylock «Mesmerising fantasy»
de-7-3-3-3-4 02 OCT 2011 -R- «Sonntagzeitung» K. Luehrs-Kaiser « Most gifted swiss soloist in one century »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 24 SEP 2011 -R-« La Liberté », E. Haas « she carries in one huge breathing the Poëme by Chausson »
images-3 - 24 SEP 2011 -R- « Halesowen News», K. Bryan «  Rare blend of showmanship and Intelligence»
images-3-2 - 26 APR 2011 -R- « Strings», E. Eisler «  Spectacular recording »
jp - 01 APR 2011 -R- « Record Geijutsu », M. Matsumoto «  memorable entrance »
fr-3 - 01 JAN 2011 -R- « Pizzicato », R. Franck « Pour la passion, on ne trouvera pas mieux »
images-3-3 - 26 DEC 2010 -R- « Buffalo News », J. Simon «  joyously impetuous performance»
images-3-3-4 - 01 DEC 2010 -R- « Los Angeles Times », M. Swed « intense musicality»
de-7-3-3-3-4-2 - 22 NOV 2010 -R- «Solothurner Zeitung », S. Rietz « Intelligenz, Bravour, Innigkeit»
fr-2 - 01 SEPT 2010 -R- «Revue Musicale Suisse », J. Viret «Elle a tant de choses à dire!»
fr-3-2 - 17 JUL 2010 -R- « ConcertoNet » S. Guy, « une urgence vraiment jouissive»
fr-3-3-3 - 04 JUL 2010 -R- « Provence », M.S.J. « la jeune femme fait pleurer son violon »
fr-3-3-3-2 - 01 JUL 2010 -R- « Diapason », J.M. Molkhou «La Ballade est habitée d’un rhapsodisme que l’on avait plus entendu depuis la version de Kremer en 1976)»
images-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 09 JUN 2010 -R- « Musolife », C. Jackson « performed spectaculary»
fr-3-3-3-3-5 - 09 JUN 2010 -R- « Qobuz », P.-C. Langlais «Une incandescente « Passion »»
images-3-3-3-4 - 28 MAY 2010 -R- « The Times », G. Brown « my jaw dropped at the passionate skill of her playing»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 26 MAY 2010 -R- « Tages Anzeiger », S. Kübler « die Musik singen und jubeln und klagen...»
fr-3-3-3-3-6 - 15 MAY 2010 -R- « 24 heures », M. Chenal « force irradiante... Ascensionnel et monumental.»
de-7-3-3-3-3-4 - 23 APR 2010 -R- « Bieler Tagblatt », D. Andres « charismatische Geigerin»
fr-3-3-3-3-4-3 - 23 APR 2010 -R- "Journal du Jura", J. Lefert "interprétation magistrale »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 15 APR 2010 -R- « Berner Zeitung », O. Meier « eine fesselnde Interpretation»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 15 MAR 2010 -R- « Südkurier », H. Weidhase « ...keine Sekunde Langweiliges..»
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 10 DEC 2009 -R- « Appenzeller Zeit », F. Ortner « ein berührendes Musikerlebnis »
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 10 DEC 2009 -R- "Appenzeller Zeitung", M. Dörig "Teufelsgeigerin auf dem Ofen »
fr-3-3-3-3-4-3-2 - 01 JUL 2009 -R- "Journal de Morges", JJG "jeu hypersensible boulversant »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 05 MAY 2009 -R- "La Liberté", B. Ilschner "soliste indétrônable »
fr-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 05 MAY 2009 -R- "La Gruyère", P. Deschenaux "elle a fait exploser le concerto"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 03 FEB 2009 -R- "Bieler Tagblatt", "mit Bravour"
fr-4 - 27 JAN 2009 -R- "Journal de Sainte-Croix", "une prêtresse de la musique"
fr-5 - 14 NOV 2008 -R- "Journal de Morges", J.J.G. "une artiste flamboyante"
fr-6 - 11 AUG 2008 -R- "Journal d'Orbe", E. Hindi "Interprète d'exception"
fr-7 - 11 JUL 2008 -R- "24 heures", A-S. Sprenger "Fougueuse à souhait"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 17 JUN 2008 -R- "Der Bund", P. Fischer "Geigenkunst"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 04 JUN 2008 -R- "Bieler Tagblatt", D. Andres "temperamentvoll..."
fr-8 - 09 APR 2008 -R- "l'écho magazine", T. Kaeser "fougueuse"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 20 NOV 2007 -R- "Der Bund", M. Ziegler "Höhepunkt"
fr-9 - 21 SEP 2007 -R- "Swissdisc" "passionnante découverte"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 27 JAN 2007 -R- "Der Bund", ADI, "talentierte Sängerin"
fr-10 - 06 JAN 2007 -R- "La Liberté" E. Haas, "Elle boulverse..."
fr-11 - 14 NOV 2006 -R- "La Liberté", MAP, "Archet magistral"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2 - 23 AUG 2006 -R- "Der Murtenbieter" "aussergewöhnlichen Auftritt"
de-7-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 - 20 AUG 2006 -R- "Freiburger Nachrichten" "Profunde Musikalität"