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Raymond Tuttle
Fanfare, January 2016

…the overall impression is one of quiet intensity and the utmost precision. He’s like a nuclear scientist handling fuel rods. © 2015 Fanfare Read complete review

Sang Woo Kang
American Record Guide, November 2015

These are massive works, played with plenty of conviction. He does not only deliver the pathos necessary for the Pathetique Sonata, but also the humor of the Variations and Fugue. © 2015 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide

Alex Baran
The WholeNote, October 2015

…[Scherbakov] is very aware of the architecture around his musical content and artfully recalls the ideas Beethoven requires in the closing arguments. …A strong performer with a clear technique, he has made this a very fine addition to anyone’s Beethoven collection. Production values on this disc are very high… © 2015 The WholeNote Read complete review

C. Michael Bailey
All About Jazz, June 2015

Scherbakov plays the [“Eroica Variations”] brightly and with delicacy in spite of his powerful left hand. As expected, his articulation is precise and reflective of the entire tradition of Russian-performed Beethoven. His command is impressive and complete. Scherbakov files off the rough edges, leaving a diamond gleam. © 2015 All About Jazz Read complete review

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