"Yosif Feigelson plays with enormous sound, vivid character and resourceful technique."
Antony Tommasini, New York Times
"He can describe trees in loving detail; he also conveys the beauty of the forest."
Mark Carrington, Washington Post
"The cellist whose vigorous style recalls not only his famous artist-teacher,
Mstislav Rostropovich, but also legendary Gregor Piatigorsky."
Frank Gagnard, New Orleans Times
"Yosif Feigelson made an extraordinary impression in the Saint-Saens Cello Concerto."
Bert Wechsler, Daily News
"Feigelson's treatment of the Dvorak Concerto was nothinq short of arresting."
Lawrence Johnson, Detroit Times
"Even the most stressful moments of the program did not overtax
Feigelson's sense of direction or his beauty of tone ."
Bernard Holland, New York Times
"Feigelson had all the endurance called for, plus emotional sensitivity and stunning technique.
His initial statement was a cry from the heart, setting the mood for the entire performance."
Karen Mathieson, Seattle Times
"A deeply expressive and supremely assured account of Ysaye's intriguing, poetically
angular Sonata for Solo Cello was emblematic of Mr. Feigelson's New York debut."
The Strad Magazine
"Much impressed by his warm, rich sound, and his involvement and projection."
Edith Eisler, Strings Magazine
"An irresistible flow of pure expressivity! The audience seemed to breathe with the cello
which cast spell on every listener."
Michael Dellith, Frankfurter Neue Presse
"He is an artist not only to listen, but also to watch. His uniqueness is
in his total naturalness. This Latvian is a great gain for the music world!"
Die Westphalische Nachrichten
"In the Bach Suite in C, Feigelson fashioned the complex lines with transparent purity."
David Williams, Charleston Gazette
"The sheer weight of his tone, even during pianissimo passages, filled the hall.
His use of multiple stops was spellbinding!"
Kay Morrison, Macon Telegraph
"Yosif Feigelson is an exciting cello virtuoso who makes ridiculously little work out of
formidable challenges... It was the craftsmanship of Feigelson that brought the audience to its
Becky Ball, Oak Ridger
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