PADS are a beautiful bunch of people. Each one of them is a highly gifted musician [...]. Working with PADS is a gift.
[...] dedication to new music is an aim that many Pierrot groups have in common. Eighth Blackbird, Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien, Da Capo chamber players, New York New Music Ensemble, and (probably the highest profile group) Piccola Accademia degli Specchi have demonstrated their commitment to performing new music through residencies and recordings, as well as calls for scores for new pieces.
The Piccola Accademia degli Specchi is a hip little sextet.
[...] Pierrot's mixed chamber ensemble has become, in all its protean forms, a principal line-up for modern music. Dozens of groups around the world are founded on its instrumentation, the most prominent of which are the Da Capo Chamber Players, eighth blackbird and the New York New Music Ensemble in the United States, the New Music Players and Psappha in Britain, Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien in Austria, Piccola Accademia degli Specchi (Little Academy of Mirrors) in Italy, and the Syzygy Ensemble in Australia.