Recording: Carter Two Controversies and a Conversation / Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, cond. Oliver Knussen (Ondine)
"There are unlikely to be any better discs of contemporary music this year."
Gramophone, August 2017
"His music retained its intellectual grip right to the end and an all-star line-up of performers — pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, violinist Isabelle Faust, percussionist Colin Currie, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Oliver Knussen — does it proud."
Financial Times, August 2017
"...[Pierre-Laurent Aimard] is joined by percussionist Colin Currie for Two Controversies and a Conversation, as colorful and at times fleet-footed a piece as Carter ever composed. This piece, in part due to Currie’s masterful explanation, is more evidence for the idea that Carter was one of the greatest percussion composers we’ve had."
Burning Ambulance, August 2017
"...it embodies the highest standards of composing, performance and production."
Gramophone, December 2017