, March 2013
…this release…features…adventurous repertoire choices and outstanding playing. What a rich range of colors [Gregoriadou] draws from the various guitars at her disposal, each displaying the masterful writing of each piece.
…the Scarlatti sonata…serves as a very fine opener. With the Bach we are in a different world entirely…it is truly astonishing how natural Gregoriadou makes each arrangement. And the tone! It’s a commanding technique, and each measure is treated carefully and sensitively. This is really good.
The José sonata…is absolutely lovely and deserves attention from any guitar aficionado. Gregoriadou doesn’t miss a beat, weaving a tapestry of sound that beguiles as much as it intrigues. I was struck time and time again by the unique timbres on display. Gregoriadou is a master.
The Kertsopolous is a stunning work that does exactly what its title implies. Vividly and excitedly it draws seemingly every conceivable color from the guitar…Gregoriadou proves herself a fine composer with these two Balkan Dances. They are unblushingly virtuosic, while drawing on some exceptionally unusual tones. They are truly spellbinding. I can recommend this program unreservedly to anyone willing to go on a musical journey. As a whole, it’s rewarding as anything out there. © 2013 Classical Net Read complete review