„Brilliant, full of suspense, graceful, elegant...“

 -Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

 

„These are two beautiful cello concertos, ...both oozing gorgeous melodies and virtuoso writing in buckets for the soloist, which Davit Melkonyan despatches with apparent ease.“

-Early music review

 

„Faithful to the practice of historically informed music, Melkonyan achieves a very expressive, highly sophisticated sound. In its very specific art - the historicised 19th century - [the duo Melkonyan/Balyan] will become something of  a trade mark“.

-Aachener Zeitung

 

„Brilliantly played by Davit Melkonyan and Mikayel Balyan. ...A hidden jewel  in the  CD-market!“

-ORF

 

„...a „classical“ classic recording!“

-NDR

 

„...highly interesting and musically impressive...“

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