Albert Tiu, Pianist
The Winner of 2000 International Web Concert Hall Competition
"...he proved to be a superb chamber musician and a secure, stable musical architect."
"Tiu is a real pianist and more
importantly a real musician: plucky, personable, individual and only now and then
"Big, bronze tone
kind of playing
"Albert Tiu gave a splendid reading of Prokofievs fiery
Piano Concerto No.1."
"What was fascinating here was the incredibly assured maturity
of his style, his inherent temperament and simmering intensity beneath the surface of the
"Albert Tiu displayed his stylish command of the
impressive in quiet, poetic passages, where his fine command of pianistic
color is apparent."
"Albert Tiu played
with fine feeling for
characterized by broad line and emotional depth."
"Truly superb Tiu
Tius playing was powerful, dynamic
and beautifully lyrical."
""Tiu revealed a very mature playing that basked
gloriously in the evenness of tones and articulate touch. He cut the stance of a virtuoso
executing all the difficult demands of the piece
one could not but listen in awe as
he showed fantastic virtuosity."
notable for the touching delicacy of the
pianissimo playing, the controlled quietness was a telling commentary on Tius
technical expertise and musical sensitivity."
"A sensitive pianist"
Adam Baer, The New Republic
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