BLACK RENAISSANCE WOMAN
PIANO MUSIC BY
FLORENCE PRICE • MARGARET BONDS
NORA HOLT • BETTY JACKSON KING • HELEN HAGAN
THE PIANO MUSIC OF FLORENCE PRICE
4/5 ★ "Ege is adept at revealing the contours of the melody underneath the profusion of Price’s rich harmonies, and moulds the beautifully judged transitions between sections with a sure hand."
Ivan Hewett - The Telegraph
4/5 ★ "Ege is an accomplished and absorbing guide."
Claire Jackson - BBC Music Magazine
"Triumphs indeed, and if one can now imagine some of this music being performed with a dash more flair, that’s a testament to how Ege has brought this music to the life it more than deserves."
David Allen - The New York Times
"These Fantasies capture Price at her most expressive, and this performance finds Ege at her most intuitive."
Michael Andor Bordeur - The Washington Post
FOUR WOMEN: MUSIC FOR SOLO PIANO
BY PRICE, KAPRALOVA, BILSLAND & BONDS
4.5/5 ★ "Stunning piano music by four neglected female composers."
Lisa MacKinney - Limelight
4/5 ★ "Ege is our trusted guide through lesser-known piano works both dynamic and beautiful."
Michael Beek - BBC Music Magazine
"Samantha Ege is to be congratulated, not only for her insightful interpretation, particularly in the works of Bilsland and Bonds, but for her goal to bring the music of these composers to greater public awareness."
Judith Mabary - International Alliance for Women in Music
"Ege understands these pieces on a fundamental level, and her rapport with the music comes shining through in her playing."
Meg Wilhoite - Sound Meets Sound