Lingering Impressions

"The entire performance was an adventure for the audience -- gripping, spontaneous yet tautly controlled."

THE NEW YORK TIMES

"A MUSICAL DISCOVERY [Headline]
A pianist of the highest rank -- a piano recital which was extraordinary in every respect. Boriskin is a thinking pianist with a strong sense of form who also knows how to project the emotional power of music."

DIE WELT [Berlin]

"Boriskin was a discovery. He's a brilliant musician who spins the most intricate passage work with the grace and ease of a skilled flycaster or perfect dancer."

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

"Boriskin ranges wide in his sympathies, proving warm in his understanding of divergent composers and capable of penetrating insights into each of them."

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH [London]

"Boriskin is a highly finished artist with a firm commitment to the long line, a gratifying sense of tonal differentiation, a clear wit, and a romantic temperament."

THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER

"Boriskin is one of the most skilled and versatile pianists of his generation."

AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE

"Boriskin understands what the composer wants and communicates his ideas provocatively and with authority."

THE WASHINGTON POST

"A pianist with the Midas touch."

THE NEW YORK TIMES

"Brilliant, well-developed technique, almost inexhaustible reserves of strength, as well as a natural feeling for the large-scale structures."

FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG

"Boriskin's playing exhibited equal parts suavity and elan."

LOS ANGELES TIMES

"Boriskin is a sensitive and virtuosic player."

THE GLOBE AND MAIL [Toronto]

"A pianist worth going out of one's way to hear."

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