“Emmanuel Feldman was superb in the Bach Solo Suites”
-Boston Globe (Richard Dyer)
“he played with wonderful open sound, with great facility…a fine cellist”
-Yo Yo Ma
“Excellent new recording…the concerto (Thomson) sounds exhilarating in this bracing
and confident performance”
-New York Times (Anthony Tommasini)
“an artist who combines communicative urgency with tonal splendor”
-Gramophone (Donald Rosenberg)
“Your cello playing is sumptuous, accurate and moving, bravo!”
“Feldman’s commanding technical prowess, sense of poetry, and identification with the
spirit of the music combines with Gambill’s hand-in-glove conducting to create a brilliantly
-Strings Magazine (Laurence Vittes)
“With sweep and spirit, Feldman offers a fine variety of tone color, from the dark richness
of his C string to the penetrating clarity of the upper positions”
-Fanfare (James Reel)
“All of this (album) played with great fervor and technical flair by Feldman and his partners”
-American Record Guide (D Moore)
“Feldman in particular plays with real panache and a warm singing tone…recommended without reservation.”
-Classics Today (David Hurwitz)
“Emmanuel Feldman combines his masterly playing with a complete understanding of the style of the music and a genuinely deep affection for the work (Thomson Cello Concerto)”
-Tempo, Cambridge University Press (Rodney Lister)
"Emmanuel Feldman's tone is as beautiful as it is enormous and he can carry a long line with great flexibility, never sacrificing the logic of its direction."
-Boston Globe (Michael Manning)
"His performance proved so brilliantly bravuro, Pablo Casals came to mind.” -The Newport Daily Express
"Mr. Feldman is a performer with high technical precision, but more, a musician with intense focus and relentless emotional impact."
"Feldman's big sound flowed authoritatively, communicating startling expressive power and control. With ardor and elegance, Feldman's warm, handsome tone was flavored with the delectable ingredients of conviction and passion."
-The Wellesley Townsman
"Feldman stressed elegance and lyric sweetness and maintained a sense of the challenging work's regal musical style throughout . . . Feldman's fingers danced with perilous speed on the fingerboard, his cello producing a robust sound and accurate intonation."