"I am so grateful to have worked w/ Lisette - her musicality, professionalism and graciousness will stick with me for a long time to come."
Zoë Tokar - SFEMS Recorder Workshop
"Dazzling natural technique and brilliant interpretation... a performance with true character and style."
Les Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace (France)
"Two talented American baroque specialists join forces to present a program of sonatas by J S Bach that is as sensuously beautiful as it is illuminating. Lisette Kielson, recorder and flute; and Paul Boehnke, harpsichord and organ, known collectively as "L'Ensemble Portique," pay homage to the gentle art of transcription as it was practiced in that era, in a way that Bach himself would surely have approved. Together, they take choice works from the flute, organ, and violin repertoire and make something new, fresh and immensely appealing." Read More...
Audio Video Club of Atlanta
In the News
"The past greets the present in the work of L'Ensemble Portique, formed by Lisette Kielson to share her passions for Baroque and contemporary chamber music. The group is aptly named after Portique, a sculpture created by Kielson's grandmother, renowned artist Madeleine Stanley-Jossem. It depicts the independence and interdependence of the two musical worlds the ensemble explores. Assuming various configurations, members use period instruments and inject performances with colorful and informative anecdotes."