theartsdesk.com – five stars!
Husband-and-wife duo scours the soul in Prokofiev and dazzles in brighter music
“The violinistic tricks showed Gluzman just as equal to Heifetz’s panache as he had earlier been to Oistrakh’s philosophic depth.”
Chicago Classical Review
Friday night’s performance at the North Shore Chamber Music Festival was an evening of true chamber music with the players making music with one another and eagerly sharing it with the audience.
Physics may tell us that you can’t strike sparks with wood, but I’m here to tell you that Vadim Gluzman did exactly that with his exhilarating performance of the Tchaikovsky “Violin Concerto” Friday morning.
par.ti.ta in the Limelight Magazine – Five Stars
How is it possible in this era of musical overload, that a man with a solo violin can pin you to the wall and hold you utterly spellbound from the very first notes on a CD?
Gripping playing from a master violinist
“Recorded in a fairly generous, open acoustic, Vadim Gluzman’s deftly articulated, gently cushioned playing comes across as particularly alluring in surround-sound of almost tactile presence.”
Homage to Baroque master triumphantly spans three centuries of solo-violin repertoire
By Greg Cahill
“No tricks. No gimmicks—just high art from a thrilling artist capable of fire walking while fiddling on the 1690 “ex-Leopold Auer” Stradivari.”
The Telegraph Magnetic: Vadim Gluzman possesses both style and personality
“Gluzman has an agile technique and tonal range that fit him well for the demands of the D minor Partita’s great chaconne and for the other difficulties in this music,
Vadim Gluzman is named a Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in Columbus, OH. Vadim will appear as a soloist and leader with the ensemble in subscription concerts and special projects through the 2015-16 season. …