Excelsior has been released as part of Fifth House Ensemble’s debut album on Cedille Records, with streaming excerpts and purchase information available here.
“The whole undertaking is marked by spirited music-making of the finest kind” – Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle
“The Fifth House Ensemble gives us a most fascinating, widely open window on the newer music being written today by the younger generation of composers.” – Grego Applegate Edwards, Classical Modern Music
“It’s clear from the level of performance in the four works on this album that Fifth House Ensemble was thoroughly dedicated to the success of this effort.” – David Abrams, CNY Café Momus
“Next time you’re thinking of trying your luck with a lottery ticket, go with a sure winner and order your copy of Excelsior.” – David Abrams, CNY Café Momus
“It makes sense that Fifth House Ensemble […] should have come up with a program as sophisticated and unexpected as the album “Excelsior.” – Daniel Stephen Johnson, WQXR “Q2”