"... Medins has a fine ear for tonal harmony heavily colored by chromatic voice-leading, and the works, like No 17, usually balance virtuosic brilliance and full-voiced, quasi-orchestral textures. Powell, who is a composer as well as a pianist himself, furnishes a careful but highly expressive reading... "
Rob Haskins - American Record Guide - May/June 2013
"...There is genuine passion in this music, also, and I urge collectors who wish to hear something new and explore unkown byways of music to investigate this CD. The presentation is first-class ... Powell is one of the best young British pianists around ... and plays superbly throughout. The result is another revelation from Toccata Classics ..."
Robert Matthew-Walker - International Record Review - February 2013
"This pioneering Latvian composer draws on the influence of Scriabin, Grieg and Rachmaninov in these idiomatic, individual and strong-hearted pieces." ****
Jessica Duchen - ’Brief Notes’ - BBC Music magazine - March 2013
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