“Ostrava's audience was enchanted with the spirit of French music in its global beauty and charm. The leading actor was Philippe Bernold, 51 year old French conductor (…)”
Ivan Měrka - Full text
November 8, 2011
|“One admires the efficient direction of the French conductor, Philippe Bernold, with the Cappella Istropolitana of Bratislava, who inspired them to express his ideas very musically, aided by the warm sonorites of the Central European strings.” - André Peyregne - Full text (in french)|
August 11, 2010
“Through precise articulation of delightful refinement, Bernold was attentive to the delicate lyrisme of the Suite N° 1 of Carl Nielsen, as well as underlinig the vitality of the tempi. ” - Roland Duclos - Full text (in french)
January 9, 2008
“At the head of the SinfoniaVarsovia, perfectly at ease in this repertory, Phillippe Bernold, who we already knew as a fine Mozartien, equally showed that he is an excellent lyric conductor.” - Gérard Corneloup - Full text (in french)
June 30, 2006
Tribute to J.P. Rampal - Interview of Philippe Bernold.
April 15, 2006
“Philippe Bernold expresses with energy the motion, nuances; life itself...” - Denis Lustenberger - Full text (in french)
July 8, 2002
“Glücklich schwarmt er von dem Erlebnis der Jupitersinfonie [Mozart]”
July 9, 2002
“Philippe Bernold managed to galvanize his orchestra; kneading the music in advance much as a baker does when preparing his bread - with affection and passion. ” - Eric Valla
July 25, 1999
“Sparkling and rhythmic, Philippe Bernold's Mozart can be compared to a heady fruit, evoking the joy of living” - Gilles Macassar
July 16, 1997
|“One can be among the most eminents modern flutists, performing the concerto of Jacques Ibert with the brio of Marcel Moyse to whom the concerto was dedicated, and at the same time be equally at ease in the interpretation of such contrasting works as the Sonatines by Boulez or Dutilleux - transforming by the same passion the "ancient" repertories usually played by baroque specialists. Philippe Bernold is such a flutist." - Christian Furchart - Full text (in french)|
August 14, 2011
“"The merle noir" (Olivier Messiaen) was interpreted by Philippe Bernold, who transformed the Merle Noir into a bird of paradise.”
André Pereygne - Full text (in french)
August 1, 2007
“Certain flutists seem content to blow into the instrument, while Philippe Bernold makes music. Technical problems definitely take a back seat.”
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November 24, 2004
"Philippe Bernold possesses the highest level of virtuosity, inspired by the most eloquent artists."
“Philippe Bernold, one of the greatest flute player…” - Full text (in french)
June 30, 2002
“Philippe Bernold is one of the most talented representatives of the current school of French musicians.”
“There's definitely a Bernold "sound". The texture is both lively and supple..."
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November 10, 2000
“Philippe Bernold, flutist, gave proof of a warm and moving sonority.”
Pierre Petit - Full text (in french)
July 30, 1999
"Philippe Bernold is the kind of player who makes the hard things look easy…"
Robert Beale - Full text
January 25, 1996
"Philippe Bernold breezed with steely grace through the intellectual maze of Boulez’s « Mémoriale »
Martin Bernheimer - Full text
June 13, 1995
"In both technique and interpretive insight, Bernold proved himself a musician of considerable gifts. His tone is round and golden, with no hint of breathiness, and his execution is flawless"
Joshua Kosman - Full text
January 13, 1995
"Philippe Bernold first prize winner in the Rampal International Competition, a flutist volubile and refined"
Jacques Drillon - Full text (in french)
"No one would dream of discussing the superiority of Philippe Bernold ... a rich and expressive sound, intelligence of phrasing, perfect accentuations..."
Jacques Lonchampt (about the J.P. Rampal Competition) - Full text (in french)
June 27, 1987