BBC Music Magazine

Roman Simović, (in the Tchaikovsky Serenade) encourages a soaring cantabile … Even the rhythmically propulsive Cossack-dance finale retains its expressive quality, with seductively cushioned staccatos well-captured by recording team James Mallinson and Jonathan Stokes … the bracing folk-music rhythms of Bartok’s Divertimento respond particularly well to Simovic’s affectionate approach … Simović focuses on its lyricism, culminating in a joyous finale.