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Penguin Guide, January 2009

Balázs Szokolay’s Naxos anthology is very successful and his playing inspires enthusiasm. Decent recording; excellent value.

Helsingin Sanomat
October 1995

"... (demidenko gets very good points!) ... Also the record from Szokolay is one of the best among the very few Clementi recordings. He is more true to the notation than Demidenko, but no pedant."

- Jukak Isopuro

Gramophone, September 1995

"Szokolay's sensitive, delicate touch, enhanced by Naxos's attractively bright, spacious recording, touchingly evokes this music 's full, romantic richness. Szokolay's meticulous precision and imaginative sublety are impressive throughout this disc, and those piano teachers (and students) who are looking for exemplary accounts of the six Sonatinas, Op. 36, need look no further ... Szokolay's delightfully extrovert performance winningly portrays Clementi's showier side here ..."


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"Balazs Szokolay is one of the supreme colourists among today's pianists... His playing is constantly illuminating, never out of scale, never indulgent, yet full of subtle graduations of tone and hue... Complete understanding and dedication from a master pianist"

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