"... If you are enamoured of Balakirev as I am, this belongs in your collection. I suspect the coming will as well, assuming they are up to the high standards seet by this initial release."
James Harrington - American Record Guide - September/October 2013
Interpretation ****** Sound ***** Repertoire ******
Robert Nemecek - Piano News magazine - September/October 2013
"This is a fascinating disc ... All three of these works are in the same key, but such is the compelling nature of Balakirev’s writing that there is no sense of of listener fatigue in a straight playthrough. Nicholas Walker, who provides his own booklet notes, is an eloquent in his writing as he is in his playing..."
Colin Clarke - International Piano magazine - September/October 2013
Music ****½ (Very Good/Excellent) Sound ***½ (Good/Very Good)
Ingo Harden - Fono Forum magazine - August 2013