Carla Moore

“Carla Moore…brilliant on (the) violin” —The Oregonian


“... communicative musician…” “Her performance... was particularly lyrical, shapely and supple.”
Anthony Tommasini, The Boston Globe

“... one admired Moore's seamless, virtuosic playing...”
Tim Page, New York Newsday

“Violinist Carla Moore dominates throughout, shaping each phrase with unerring musicality…”
Robin Stowell, Strad Magazine

“... excellent instrumentalist...”
Allan Kozinn, New York Times

“The solo passages…delivered with verve by concertmaster Carla Moore…made particularly thrilling fare.”
Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

“First violinist Carla Moore headed a wonderfully rugged and aptly quaint reading, nicely capturing the robust character of the first movement…”
Timothy Mangan, Los Angeles Times

“Highlights included violinist Carla Moore’s superb phrasing and tone…”
Early Music America

“Carla Moore…brilliant on (the) violin”
James McQuillen, The Oregonian

“… beautiful solo playing of violinist Carla Moore…”
Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle

“Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in E Major, called “L’amoroso” provided an excellent framework for the considerable talents of first violinist Carla Moore.” “…the second movement... sang with beautifully sculpted lines before the vigorous Allegro allowed Moore elaborate ornamentation and bountiful spirit.”
|D. S. Crafts, Albuquerque Journal

“Carla Moore was a wonderful violinist, well-versed in all the proper embellishments and Baroque violin techniques, able to play sweetly...She is a fine soloist.”
Christian Hertzog, La Jolla Light (California) 

“... superb exponent(s) of Baroque music...”
Seattle Weekly

“…Carla Moore…a dazzling display…”
Barbara Rose Shuler, Monterey Herald

“Moore was undaunted by the work’s technical challenges, performing with expressiveness and a fine sense of phrasing…”
Joseph Sargent, San Francisco Classical Voice

“… the solo turn taken by concertmaster Carla Moore…was a delicious treat.”
Edward Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee

“excellent solo work from concertmaster Carla Moore…”
Georgia Rowe, Contra Costa Times

"Concertmaster Carla Moore played with such a warmth and timbre that one imagines some part of the universe being just a little bit better afterwards."
Cy Ashley Webb, Stark Insider

“Violinist Carla Moore handled the daunting passages of the long first movement with confidence and clarity…”
Edward Ortiz, The Sacramento Bee

“First violinist Carla Moore brought a achingly beautiful depth and clarity to the second grave movement…”
Cy Ashley Webb, Stark Insider

“She commands both a solid technique and an engaging spectrum of expressive sonorities. She always manages to identify and develop particular “character elements” in her Vivaldi work, thus rising to the challenge of presenting something more than “just another Vivaldi concerto.”
Stephen Smoliar, San Francisco Examiner