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Ethelbert Nevin
La Folia, November 2016

Batten down the hatches! Here is a sparkling, often virtuosic collection of Romantic and early-Modern sea pieces rarely sighted on land. © 2016 La Folia Read complete review




Jed Distler
ClassicsToday.com, August 2015

…only a handful of pianists have tackled Smetana’s tumultuous, arpeggio-ridden concert etude Am Seegestade (On the Seashore). It’s a real attention grabber, especially in Weber’s scintillating, red-blooded performance.

…Weber’s tender phrasing and staggeringly poised fingerwork are beyond praise. I’ve been an unabashed Janice Weber fan since I first heard her play Chopin/Godowsky Etudes live in the late 1970s, and her sane musicianship and unambiguously transcendental technique still operate at full capacity. © 2015 ClassicsToday.com Read complete review




Mary Kunz Goldman
The Buffalo News, June 2015

It takes tremendous chops to carry off virtuosic salon music like this, and Weber has what it takes. …in general she captures the late Romantic feel of the music. © 2015 The Buffalo News Read complete review




WQXR (New York), June 2015

With the first day of summer approaching, here’s a well-timed recording by an intriguing artist. Along with a number of novels including Frost the Fiddler and The Secret Life of Eva Hathaway, Weber has a knack for assembling thematic collections, such as this one inspired by the sea. © 2015 WQXR (New York) Read complete review




Mel Martin
Audiophile Audition, May 2015

There is certainly a rich musical heritage to draw upon, and pianist Janice Weber has not gone for the cliche, but unearthed some seldom heard works that are worthy of an extended listen.

The piano artistry by Ms. Weber is fine indeed, and the recording is natural… © 2015 Audiophile Audition Read complete review



Lisa Flynn
WFMT (Chicago), April 2015

From peaceful meditations, dramatic reflections of violent waves, to a depiction of marine luminescence, the pieces in ‘Seascapes’ and Janice Weber’s playing truly encompass the vast possibilities for creation that the sea can inspire. © 2015 WFMT (Chicago) Read complete review




KDFC Radio, March 2015

Each piece evokes a different sense of the sea’s limitless moods and splendor. © 2015 KDFC Radio Read complete review





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