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Jerry Dubins
Fanfare, May 2017

As a pianist, Vladar’s technical grip is amazing. Listen to his incredibly fast tempos in the finales to the First and Second Concertos. This is playing of exemplary execution and brilliant interpretation. Tempos in the first three concertos are brisk. Rhythms are sharply pointed but not clipped, and articulation is incisive.

The Triple Concerto is very well done, with van Keulen, Steckel, and Vladar nicely matched and an excellent contribution from the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. © 2017 Fanfare Read complete review



Hi Fi Review (Hong Kong), April 2017

This is a vibrant, breathtaking Beethoven concert, solo treatment tend to be crystal clear, grainy… © 2017 Hi Fi Review (Hong Kong)




Rob Cowan
Gramophone, January 2017

If you fancy a set of the Beethoven piano concertos that’s suitable for listening to at a single sitting, then look no further. The ingredients are ideal for the job: abundant energy; bold, clear-sighted interpretation; brilliant though intelligently deployed pianism; poetic handling of the various slow movements; vital conducting and orchestral playing that fits the ‘chamber orchestra’ template like a glove.

…Vladar’s conducting is again excellent but it’s his playing and conducting of the piano and Triple concertos that really makes the grade. The sound is very realistic, though be warned that the piano is very much upfront. An exceptional set. © 2017 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone





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