"Take one determined musician, an elder sister who, like herself, is a graduate of a prestigious New York music school, and what do you get? A stunning debut album, that's what: one that so impressed that it was named CD of the Week on Lorcan Murray's Weekend Drive on RTÉ Lyric FM........ to read further"
"I have heard several performances of this piece (Beethoven A major sonata) over the past 30 years or so, some of them by famous cellists; but this one, by a cellist in her early 20s, was the most musically complete and satisfying."
"Cellist Ailbhe McDonagh and pianist Michael McHale represent two of the most promising and award-laden young musicians working in Ireland. This recital proves that the coupling of these two musicians could provide a formidable act in its own right. A commendable recital by two fine musicians."