Reviews for the Fordante album ‘The Arrival’

‘Passionate and uplifting…faultless performance…an unexpectedly refreshing album that has broader appeal than its classical roots…A wonderful piece of work’The Music Critic ****

‘when I heard “The Arrival” from Fordante, I just knew I had to include it as it’s a sheer delight…so expressive…passionate and moving… gets the emotions going’FATEA

“Well crafted and slickly played…”  – Classical Music magazine

“Accessible, melodic and hugely enjoyable… packed with rattling good tunes that can’t fail to satisfy…” – The Shropshire Review

“Dramatic and evocative… polished…impassioned…thrilling… original and interesting music” – MUSO Magazine ****

Music from Fordante - The Arrival CD

Fordante CD – The Arrival

Fordante have had some fantastic audience feedback from our concerts.  Here are a few of them:

Classical chillout at its best

Spell binding, atmospheric

Musically sensational

5 very talented musicians who make 2 hours pass like 2 minutes!

A delight for the ear and for the eye

An amazing performance

Memory evoking worldwide tour of the movies, beautifully performed

Lovely to watch and listen to

Flair, fashion and fun – wow!

A delightful, melodic performance, pleasing to the eye as well as the ear

In a different league

Excellent ensemble, nice variety and some wonderful musical arrangements

5 very talented musicians

Lovely music, high standard – and clearly enjoyed by the players


Talented musicians playing lovely music


Surprisingly good. Not my kind of music but maybe it is now, thanks


Hugely talented musicians creating wonderful atmosphere

Beautiful music, beautifully presented!

Wonderful music – made me want to dance

Loved it

Lovely well rounded sound, enjoyed every minute.

Excellent musicians, wonderfull music – not to be missed

Very good arrangements – super playing


It was really lovely, thank you

True talent with style

Beautiful moving music from very accomplished musicians – marvellous!!

Beautiful music, superbly performed

Great musicians! Very professional & entertaining!

Very varied repertoire, beautifully dressed accomplished musicians

A very enjoyable concert & the audience are made to feel part of it!

A very varied and most enjoyable programme – beautifully played by all

You are all very talented musicians and I wish you every success for the future

Presentation & performance excellent

Just loved it all really!! But thought a very nice mixture!

A wonderful evening

Very good. Would go down well on ClassicFM

More please. Saw you in Cleobury and so pleased to come again

Wonderfully refreshing entertainment!

Performance beautifully presented & atmospheric. Superb mesmerising musicianship.

Wow! What a fantastic musical evening.

Very enjoyable evening

Splendid! Thank you

Sounded superb & visually excellent – very professional

Very enjoyable evening and beautifully played by all!

Lovely music – very refreshing. Over too soon!

A lovely evening – great music

Very enjoyable concert with such a well rehearse ensemble!

Excellent. Look forward to future concerts

Great evening

An absolutely wonderful evening – first class!


Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant

Very enjoyable, well done

A most enjoyable evening


Most enjoyable

Very impressive talented musicians. Bravo!!!

All musicians superb. Interplay between instruments excellent

All the musicians played beautifully

Thanks you very much for a wonderful evening

Really enjoyed the whole evening – the music was accessible – even to non-musical people like me!

Excellent. Look forward to hearing more.  I felt the venue didn’t do the music justice. Outstanding talent.

Lovely concert – wish you every success

An excellent musical evening

Thoroughly enjoyed this – thank you

Very good performances all round

Superb concert – excellent performers. Thanks

Sorry but I liked it all. Well done & thanks!

Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

I very much enjoyed you music. Well done!

Beautiful violin playing, Lament is a gorgeous piece

Superb playing. Very good musicians.

Fordante performing at Teenage Cancer Trust concert

Fordante in concert

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