…a lot of expectations for the new work of Mauro Montalbetti, that made us taste refined timbre atmospheres…
(Marco Bizzarini – Giornale di Brescia)
Mauro Montalbetti presented his work first, a temperamental study searching out the contrast between naked, dead sound, and a soft texture, gratifying.
(Ernst Vermeulen – NRC handelsblad)
…likewise, the italian Mauro Montalbetti attemps in “Studio sul Narciso Nero” to reconcile clashing, turbolent chords, rich in harmonics, with earcaressing jazz harmonies. Although the desired sultriness come over a bit too smooth, at times, this is a piece that mantaines its’ tension from beginning to end.
(Frits van der Waa – de Volkskant)