Quotes & Reviews

Her power and temperament remind me of Martha Argerich…
~ Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Moscow

Beethoven Concerto to intrigue and impress…It was an auspicious evening…
~ Manchester Evening News, on her performance with the Hallé Orchestra

This was a performance of considerable insight and brilliance; an account that was beyond criticism. Katya Apekisheva is a very fine artist indeed whose future career should be closely followed…
~ Robert Matthew-Walker, Musical Opinion

Most outstanding…superbly controlled technique and commanding musicality throughout… astonishing…
~ The Yorkshire Post at the Leeds International Piano Competition

A profoundly gifted artist’ who has ‘already achieved artistic greatness.
~ Gramophone

Trained at the fabled Gnessin school, she has such rock-solid technique that she can focus entirely on what she wants to do with it…
Until this sensational concert, Katya Apekisheva had been a slightly shadowy figure on Britain’s pianistic scene. Not any more.
~ Michael Church, The Independent (Wigmore Hall, December 2011)

Astute colours and brilliant technique…
~ The Times

Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva are superb pianists in their own right – his Bach is scintillating, her Schubert has profound authority –
and as a duo they make more than the sum of their parts; their Mozart and Brahms series helped put Kings Place on the chamber-music map.
~ Michael Church, The Independent