"This is a record that drags you from the sofa, shakes you up, gives you a cold shower and lovingly towels you down … Beautiful music isn’t just made with the bow, but above all with the head. And here is the maverick Goebel, with a head of his own, who offers us Baroque music as timeless art: J.S. Bach, indestructible, young."
Wolfram Goertz, RP Online, 13. 10.17
"Trumpeter Reinhold Friedrich takes the second concerto into the most glittering of tempi; in the fourth two recorders go into an embrace with the furious solo violin […]. One can almost feel the “virtually orgiastic recording sessions”."
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 12.12.17
"[He] succeeds in creating this inimitable swing […]. A listening delight."
Matthias Roth, Das Orchester, 03/18
"It’s as romantic as the legendary first recording, just as sensual, stormy, sparkling, resounding. It’s more radical in its tempi, but totally undogmatic as to the old big questions of instrumentation and tuning. And it goes a good deal further in phrasing, timbre, the transparency of the musical interplay and the interpretation of the tonal language."
Eleonore Büning, SWR 2, 10.11.17
"Never have these concertos sounded so powerful, so dangerous, so modern."
Crescendo, 07/2017, on the new recording of the Brandenburg Concertos