www.classicalsource.com, undated review of November 28, 2011, recital at Wigmore Hall, London

“Colin Carr and Thomas Sauer demonstrated a refreshingly uncomplicated approach to Beethoven’s music for cello and piano in this BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert at Wigmore Hall. Carr has clearly lived with and loved this music for some time, with every move and nuance borne out of instinct and familiarity. Crucially Sauer was on the same wavelength, for all of Beethoven’s duo-sonatas treat their two participants on equal terms.


The A Major is perhaps the best loved of the composer’s five cello sonatas…[t]he pianist was particularly sensitive in the finale, where the bravura of the figurations for right hand was intensely musical rather than obviously virtuosic…The pair’s proximity and attention to detail counted for much — here was chamber music performed and enjoyed as it should be.”