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“Molly’s recording is the most stunning performance of my viola sonata I have ever heard - her artistry brought me to tears…”


Carr-Petrova Duo

Molly Carr (viola), Anna Petrova (piano)
EmpowHERS (2024)

About the music

This album celebrates the women who, despite facing discrimination on both personal and institutional levels, nevertheless forged their own artistic paths. From the medieval era to the present, these composers not only often strayed outside of the narrow bounds of society’s expectations, but also produced music that testifies to their creativity, experience, and brilliance. As the performers describe, it captures “the vision, strength, resilience, and vital contributions of women throughout history.”

George Enescu: Piano Quartet No. 1, Piano Trio

Stefan Tarara (violin), Molly Carr (viola), Eun-Sun Hong (cello), Josu De Solaun (piano) 

Naxos (2022)

About the Album

Chamber music was a crucial element in Enescu’s output and these two works, separated by seven years, represent very different phases of his compositional development. The large-scale Piano Quartet No. 1 marks the climax of his early maturity. The Piano Trio in A minor, however, was unknown until 1965 and represents a more transitional stage – a compact but intricately expressive work with an animated and compelling sequence of variations at its heart.

Novel Voices

Carr-Petrova Duo

Molly Carr (viola), Anna Petrova (piano)
Melos Records (2019)


“Top Album of 2020 and Seal of Superior Quality”

— Coladario Magazine

“Top 10 recommended albums of the month”

— Ritmo Magazine

“This is one of the most successful recitals for viola and piano to have ever come my way! […] Powerful, technically perfect and musically involving […] of huge integrity and expertise.”

— Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine

“This is a recording to have and to hold dear.”

— Jerry Dubins, Fanfare Magazine

“Beautiful, heartfelt playing!”

— Vincent Trauth, Will Radio

Homage And Inspiration

Iris Trio

Christine Carter (clarinet), Molly Carr (viola), Anna Petrova (piano)
Coviello Classics (2020)


“These mysterious works are uncannily beautiful, and this rendition is absolutely breathtaking.”

— The Whole Note

“…an enthralling performance. The interpretation and level of execution are exceptional.”

— The Clarinet

“10 Upcoming Canadian classical albums to get excited about”

— CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

“…powerhouse trio…”

— The Schulich Release Radar, McGill University

“admirable sound balance … delicacy and profound knowledge”

— Ritmo Magazine

“Five Stars. A real stand-out release; the spirit of chamber music is writ large”

— Fanfare Magazine

Every Moment Present

Solera Quartet

Miki-Sophia Cloud (violin), Tricia Park (violin), Molly Carr (viola), Andrew Janss (cello)



“Sensitive and finely articulated throughout … bright and vivid.”

— New York Times

“top-notch, intense, stylish, and with an abundance of flare and talent”
“one of the foremost young string quartets”

Jennifer Higdon: Early Chamber Works
Sky Quartet / Amazing Grace / Viola Sonata

Serafin String Quartet, Abramovic, Stomberg

American Classics (2013)