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iPalpiti in the Press/Reviews

Los Angeles Times Review 2016

Russian conductor Eduard Schmieder leads the iPalpiti Orchestra of International Laureates in a concert Saturday at Walt Disney Concert Hall. (Dana Ross) Rick Schultz July 24, 2016 3:45pm Of all the death-haunted composers in history, Schubert and Mahler stand close...

Almanac Panorama [Russian national weekly] review

We would like to offer a translation from the review in the Almanac Panorama (Russian National Weekly): Everything was so glorious and significant, beginning with the carefully thought-through program! How challenging it must be to combine in one concert Russian...

Los Angeles Times Review 2014

Review of Grand Finale Concert at the Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall "A dazzling international chamber orchestra… Eduard Schmieder's art is all about communicating emotional energy through glorious sound." – Rick Schultz, July 2014

OC Register – iPalpiti Orchestra Shines at Soka

iPalpiti Shines at Soka “Schmieder led [iPalpiti] with crisp signals more concerned with impulses and phrases than beats …they produced a splendid and colorful sound… and polished armor. The virtuosity was quite impressive.” — Timothy Mangan, The Orange County...

NY Times – An Orchestra of Standouts in a Lively Musical Blend

NY Times Review 2007 “…a fitting name for the vibrant string orchestra from which the conductor Eduard Schmieder elicited a lively pulse…the ensemble was particularly noteworthy for its unity of purpose and blend. It was as if the musicians’ hearts were beating to the...

The Strad – Great Expectations

Great Expectations December 2004 "Eduard Schmieder transforms the young professional players of his iPalpiti orchestra intotomorrow’s first-rank musicians.”

The Strad – Soloists Unite

Soloist Unite December 1999 “iPalpiti played with striking unity and spirit and had an infectious way of making music…All [artists] clearly stimulated each other musically, showing mutual inspiration and respect.”

Critics Around the World Say:

“iPalpiti provides polish for talented young professional musicians from around the world.”

- Los Angeles Times

“…a fitting name for the vibrant string orchestra from which the conductor Eduard Schmieder elicited a lively pulse…the ensemble was particularly noteworthy for its unity of purpose and blend. It was as if the musicians’ hearts were beating to the same buoyant rhythm…lustrous, polished tone and graceful phrasing.”

– New York Times

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