“Avner Arad’s virtuosity reminds me of the great romantic virtuosos of the past: it served the music and composer more than the soloist who commanded it . . . The variety and brilliance of articulation is staggering.”   American Record Guide
“A really impressive disc: Arad is one of the best new Bach players I have heard in a long time, and I strongly recommend this modern recording.”   International Record Review
“Avner Arad, a splendid pianist and exemplary partner.”   New York magazine
“Impressive artist of international level . . . brilliant . . . magical.”   Neue Deister-Zeitung, Germany
“Avner Arad plays the conventional set of 14 Chopin Waltzes fluidly and elegantly. His pulsation possesses the natural lilt which Rubinstein communicated in Chopin.”   Audiophile Audition
“Avner Arad’s sensitive accompaniment is simply beyond praise.”   The Strad magazine
“Avner Arad reveals the musical intelligence, sensitivity, and technique of a finished artist.”   Fanfare magazine
“A formidable artist . . . Arad strongly characterizes each individual piece, allowing them to come across with greatest success.”   Atlanta Audio Society
“Avner Arad is a Chopin player to be reckoned with.”   American Record Guide
“He glides through this challenging repertoire with confident fingers, a luxurious tone, pliant rhythms, and poetic sensibility that draws the honey from Schumann’s harmonic practice.”   Fanfare magazine
“Arad has a firm grasp of all the things that make Chopin’s waltzes magical. . . . Arad is attuned to the range of moods in these pieces, from exuberant to pensive, poignant or melancholy . . . a well-balanced and nicely contrasted program.”   Atlanta Audio Society